The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a large decrease in GP visits. Will those with chronic diseases suffer?

Data from the Medicare Benefits Schedule, analysed by the Heart Foundation, reveals a 10% drop in GP visits for the management of chronic disease in March 2020, equating to 96,000 fewer visits compared to March last year.
Will there be a spike in chronic disease after COVID19 is ‘behind’ us?

Dr Lachlan Soper