Australian GPs are satisfied with their job: even more so in rural areas.

  title={Australian GPs are satisfied with their job: even more so in rural areas.},
  author={B. Ulmer and Mark M. Harris},
  journal={Family practice},
  volume={19 3},
BACKGROUND Australia has seen a constriction of the scope of practice and of professional prerogatives for GPs in the 1990s, which is said to have led to lower job satisfaction, particularly for rural GPs. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine levels of job satisfaction and mental health in a rural and an urban sample of GPs, and to correlate population and practice characteristics with lower job satisfaction and morale. METHODS A postal survey of GP members of two urban and four… CONTINUE READING

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