Become a student member today for free and be part of the RACGP community
2021.2 CCE results release on 16 December 2021.
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
Discover a world of educational opportunities to support your lifelong learning
Become a provider with the CPD Program and be recognised for the quality education and training you offer GPs
The Supporting smoking cessation guidelines provides practical advice and recommendations for prescribing Nicotine Vaping Products
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
Join our RACGP Facebook groups
Prescribing drugs of dependence in general practice
Part C2 - The role of opioids in pain management
Last revised: 02 Jun 2020
The RACGP series Prescribing drugs of dependence in general practice recognises that drugs of dependence have important therapeutic uses, but that prescription of these medicines must always be clinically appropriate and supported by national and state law.
During the development of Prescribing drugs of dependence in general practice, Part C1: Opioids, it became apparent that pain management needed its own focus. Hence, we have Part C1: Opioids and Part C2: The role of opioids in pain management. These two together provide evidence and strategies to support accountable prescribing of opioids.
Did you know you can now log your CPD with a click of a button?
Donate to the RACGP Foundation today and influence the future of general practice