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Practice Experience Program is a self-directed education program designed to support non vocationally registered doctors on their pathway to RACGP Fellowship
RACGP offer courses and events to further develop the knowledge you need to develop your GP career
2022 RACGP curriculum and syllabus
for Australian general practice
The Abuse and violence: working with our patients in general practice provides the best-available current evidence for GPs
Stay up-to-date with the latest information and resources on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Download the Standards for general practice (5th edition) - a benchmark for quality care and risk management in Australian general practices
Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for general practitioners
Advice and guidelines for GPs and practice teams to help protect general practice information systems
Video consultations can provide convenient and accessible healthcare delivery
Read all of the RACGP reports and submissions on various healthcare topics
Read all of the RACGP position statements on various healthcare topics
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October 2023 - All Australians deserve access to a high-quality, comprehensive and connected primary care sector coordinated through general practice by the general practitioner (GP) who knows them best.
February 2023 - Increasingly patients are living with multiple chronic diseases. General Practitioners (GPs), as expert generalists in the health system, provide holistic management and play a vital role in care coordination. When patients are referred for specialist care there can sometimes be a disconnect with the GP.
The patient medical record systems used in residential aged care facilities (RACFs) are not compatible with those used in general practice.
Electronic clinical decision support (eCDS) is well established in general practice but it has potential to play an even greater role in supporting the delivery of high-quality, evidence based care
The RACGP supports mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare workers
The PC4 guide provides an understanding re budgets for primary care practice-based research, as an RACGP supported position statement
Artificial intelligence (AI) holds promise for general practice and its patients, but the risks that it poses must be carefully mitigated
Extensive peer reviewed research consistently demonstrates stark health inequalities for people with intellectual disability or developmental disability
Climate change resulting from human activity is affecting our relationship with our environment and presents an urgent, significant and growing threat to health worldwide
The RACGP supports patient centred decisions in end-of-life care and respect that this may include palliative care and requests for voluntary assisted dying
General practice has a significant role in the prevention of management of obesity. This role should be supported by increased funding for evidenced based services and therapies and greater investment into research
The RACGP advocates for the coordination of all resources and services to optimise child health and development
The RACGP recognises that GPs are an integral part of providing holistic and collaborative care during all phases of the antenatal and postnatal periods
This position statement outlines what advance care planning is and the reasons why the College believes it should be incorporated into routine general practice
The RACGP believes that a patient-centred medical home model establishes the conditions for optimal mental health care
Clear and agreed systems for receiving and following-up on test results are needed to ensure safe and effective continuity of patient care
Resources including a position statement, patient information and a template letter to CAM practitioners.
RACGP National Rural Faculty strongly advocates for the expansion of current policy and funding to support rural GPs in acquiring and maintaining the full range of advanced skills
To secure a strong general practice workforce for the future more needs to be done to ensure locally trained graduates are retained for the local workforce
GPs are faced with the pressing need to help patients manage chronic and debilitating conditions, with chronic pain affecting approximately one in five people
The RACGP has developed this statement to outline our position in supporting optimal medicine
Evidence based point of care testing (PoCT) should be accessible via general practice through Medicare and unnecessary regulatory barriers to its adoption in general practice should be removed
The Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) was introduced in 2012 and renamed My Health Record in 2016
RACGP Rural strongly advocates for policies that provide supportive structures to enable the required service integration to facilitate quality GP-led patient-centred mental healthcare in rural and remote communities