Discover a world of educational opportunities to support your lifelong learning
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
Join our RACGP Facebook groups
A guide to re-entry to general practice
Last revised: 19 May 2020
There are times when GPs do leave practice permanently and there are many reasons why this might occur. The decision to leave may be voluntary or it may be forced on the GP, for example, as a result of illness or deregistration. Regardless of the reason, leaving a practice permanently can impact significantly on self-worth and may also have implications with respect to finances and family responsibilities. Attention to self-care is paramount. Consulting with one’s own GP and/or other treating doctors is advisable in the case of illness. Counselling from a psychologist would also assist with surmounting the difficulties of such a life-stage change. If the GP is still able to work and thinking of a career change, a careers advisor could assist with respect to the available options and decision making. The RACGP is also in a position, through providing the allocation of a mentor, to provide support and guidance to GPs in this situation.
Did you know you can now log your CPD with a click of a button?