Most GPs are private business owners, part-funded by the taxpayer. Cliff Taylor examines the challenges of the business side of general practice, and whether the reward is good, bad or indifferent
TWO YEARS AGO, on an average annual income of $155,000, GPs topped the seek.co.nz list of best-paid professions.
The headlines came thick and fast:, Shaun Phelan, MAS business advisory manager Shaun Phelan says the number of younger GPs wanting to buy practices may not match those wanting to sell
Your patient with type 2 diabetes is not reaching HbA1c target after lifestyle changes and treatment with metformin. So what next? Dr Rick Cutfield takes an expert look at the second-line treatment options available in New Zealand, including newly funded DPP-4 inhibitor vildagliptin.