Australia’s rural and remote GPs provide extensive aged care services throughout the country. A recent survey conducted by RACGP Rural’s investigates GP-led aged care in these rural and remote areas and identifies where increased support is needed.
General practice is in a prime position to play a vital role in the expansion of the Department of Health’s National Bowel Screening Program.
GPs can benefit from further education in the area of treating and advocating for people with intellectual disability.
A majority of the initial testing, diagnosis and management of people living with coeliac disease can be done in general practice.
Working in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities has afforded Dr Kate Kalloniatis the opportunity to impact many lives.