The Advocate worked directly with DHHS and Gippsland PHN to gather data and insights that were relevant for Latrobe. This generous support meant that we could understand the complexities of the issue and enable others to understand it too.
A snapshot of General Practice in Latrobe:
- There are 74.8 Full Time Equivalent GP positions across the region.
- 36% GPs are over 55
- 44% of GPs have specialist qualifications
- There are 31 practices
- 1 Aboriginal practice
- 5 x community health sites
- 2 x hospital sites