A new model of care and in‐house general practitioners for residential aged care facilities

Ian D Cameron, Helen Steinke and Susan E Kurrle
Med J Aust 2021; 215 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51120
Published online: 5 July 2021

To the Editor: We read the recent article from Haines and colleagues1 with interest and noted that it is featured on the front cover of the print version of the Journal. We agree that the Bupa model for provision of general practitioner services to residents of aged care facilities has promise, as illustrated by this study.

  • 1 John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
  • 2 Prestantia Health, Canberra, ACT
  • 3 Hornsby Ku‐ring-gai Hospital, Sydney, NSW


Competing interests:

Helen Steinke was previously employed by Bupa; she is now a member of the Opal Aged Care Expert Advisory Board.


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