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The Red Book provides the general practice team with guidance on opportunistic and proactive preventive care
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Compliance arrangements for Medicare changed on 1 July 2018
Review the requirements for collecting patient feedback
Advice and guidelines for GPs and practice teams to help protect general practice information systems
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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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Our guidelines are now grouped by topic.
Browse the sections below for a complete listing of our clinical guidelines.
Abuse and violence: working with our patients in general practice, 4th edition, (the White book) was developed by general practitioners (GPs) and experts to ensure that the content is the most valuable and useful for health practitioners.
This guidance document is intended for GPs who are considering referring patients aged 16 years and over
Chronic musculoskeletal conditions, including arthritis, account for over 4% of the national disease burden in terms of disability adjusted life years
In Australia, at least 5000 children are affected by juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) at any one time
A guide that refers to the use of the internet and related electronic communication technologies to deliver mental health information, services and care
Hyperglycaemic emergencies may occur as the first presentation of diabetes (undiagnosed), as well as an acute metabolic decompensation in those already diagnosed
The subject of female genital cosmetic surgery (FGCS) has only recently been investigated in Australia.
The number of people with type 2 diabetes is growing, most likely the result of rising overweight and obesity rates, lifestyle and dietary changes
Genomics in general practice consists of short, practical summaries with key information that a GP might need to manage common genetic conditions
Musculoskeletal conditions, particularly osteoarthritis, represented some of the diseases most commonly managed by Australian GPs
The guidelines for preventive activities in general practice (Red Book) supports evidence-based preventive activities in primary care
An accessible, user-friendly guide to best practice preventive healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients
A three part series of guidelines that inform and educate GPs on the appropriate prescribing of drugs of addiction
The effect of arthritis and osteoporosis on the community is significant, with osteoarthritis being the tenth most commonly managed problem in general practice
Prostate cancer screening factsheet is a patient information guide for GPs outlining the risks and potential benefits of prostate cancer screening
The Green Book brings together evidence and lessons learned from the literature and real-life general practices to help implement preventive activities in primary care
More than one in three general practice patient encounters are with older people aged 65 years and over, and general practitioners (GPs) are increasingly seeing more older people in their practice.
Joint replacement of the hip or knee ranks at or near the top among medical and surgical interventions in terms of cost-effectiveness and capacity to improve an individual’s quality of life
By 2022, it is estimated that 6.2 million Australians older than 50 years of age will have osteoporosis or osteopenia, a rise of 31% from 2012.
The RACGPs position for patient requests for tests that are not considered clinically appropriate
This guide has been designed to assist GPs and practice staff (the GP practice team) to work with patients on the lifestyle risk factors of smoking, nutrition, alcohol and physical activity (SNAP)
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) first developed Supporting smoking cessation: A guide for health professionals in 2011.
List of available resources to help support GPs and their patients with the change to codeine becoming prescription only