General practitioner sector highlights

Download this snapshot to view the results of 24 respondents who selected ‘general practitioner’ as their profession from 1,518 health, social and community services workers who took the 2020-21 National Workforce Survey.


  • GPs reported strongest understanding in the impact of childhood trauma and adversity, scoring higher than the total survey population. Other capabilities fell slightly lower when compared to the total survey population, with the lowest capability score being for child mental health practice.
  • Survey results indicate GPs could strengthen their support for children by improving regularity of child-focused practices.
  • While the groups were small, the GPs who had used Emerging Minds resources showed higher capabilities than those who had not engaged and demonstrated the material is well suited to this workforce.

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