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The RACGP offices will be closed from 5pm Friday 19 December 2014 and will reopen Monday 5 January 2015.

Standards and accreditation

Standards for general practices

Standards 4th ed coverThe RACGP Standards for general practices (4th edition) are designed to keep Australian general practice at the heart of an effective and efficient Australian health care system. The Standards are based on a framework of clinical governance - a framework which ultimately ensures all members of the general practice team are accountable for patient safety and high quality clinical care delivered through their practice.

(4th edition/2010/9780869063187)
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Infection prevention and control standards

Infection prevention and control standards coverThe RACGP Infection prevention and control standards for general practices and other office-based and community-based practices (5th edition) (the RACGP Infection prevention and control standards) was published in May 2014. It is intended as a guide to assist health professionals and other staff implementing procedures involving infection prevention and control.

The Infection prevention and control standards for general practices and other office-based and community-based practices is available for download. It is not available in hardcopy.

(5th edition/2014/9780869063835)


Additional resources

The Standards for general practices offering video consultations is an addendum to the RACGP Standards for general practices (4th edition)
Computer and information security standards

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

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