Early intervention for asthma needed: Frequent GP visits improve health outcomes for children with asthma, however, they are often irregular and inconsistent leading to an increase in hospital readmissions, new research has found. Two studies, led by Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, have highlighted the gaps and opportunities across the primary care network in childhood asthma care to ensure services remain accessible in the wake of GP shortages and a decline in bulk billing services. Published in the Journal of Asthma and Archives of Diseases in Childhood, the research involved 277 GPs and 767 caregivers of children aged 3-18 years who

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