Whither medicine? The expansion of non-doctor practice

Brendan F Murphy
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2011.tb02994.x
Published online: 21 March 2011

To the Editor: I found Van Der Weyden’s editorial “Whither medicine? The expansion of non-doctor practice”1 to be an unduly negative view of the emerging new clinical roles, such as nurse practitioners, in our health system.

  • Brendan F Murphy

  • Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC.

Competing interests:

I am on the Board of Health Workforce Australia.


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