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Episode 21

Wrap of the year 2020


This time, Dr Stoupas and Dr Singleton wrap up the year with highlights from the series and excerpts from their favourite moments of Generally Speaking.

Episode 20

Health of the Nation 2020 report, part 2


This time, Dr Stoupas and Dr Singleton wrap up the year with part 2 of the RACGP General Practice: Health of the Nation report. They are joined by Dr Michael Wright, Chair of the RACGP Expert Committee on Funding and Health System Reform, and RACGP President, Dr Karen Price. Karen is a GP, practice owner, medical educator, and co-founder of GPs Down Under (GPDU).

Episode 19

Health of the Nation 2020 report, part 1


This time, Dr Stoupas and Dr Singleton wrap up the year with the RACGP General Practice: Health of the Nation report. They are joined by Dr Michael Wright, Chair of the RACGP Expert Committee on Funding and Health System Reform. They are also joined by RACGP President-elect, Dr Karen Price. Karen is a GP, practice owner, medical educator, and co-founder of GPs Down Under (GPDU).

Episode 18

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health


This time, Dr Stoupas and Dr Singleton commemorate NAIDOC week and discuss ‘closing the gap’ in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in Australia. They are joined by Professor Peter O’Mara who is a proud Wiradjuri man, Chair of RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and a strong advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth, and improved health in general.

Episode 17

Innovation in general practice


This time, Dr Stoupas and Dr Singleton discuss the ins and outs of innovation with relation to general practice. They are joined by Dr Mukesh Haikerwal AC who is a master of innovation and experienced GP practising at the Altona Medical Group and Cirqithealth in Melbourne. Belinda Hegarty, who is the National Head of Healthcare and Professional Services at Commonwealth Bank, also joins the conversation.

Episode 16

Rural generalism


This time, Dr Stoupas and Dr Singleton get to the heart of the rural general practice story and discuss the issues surrounding regional health in Australia. They are joined by Dr Michael Clements, RACGP Rural Chair, Northern Australia Primary Health Ltd (NAPHL) Chair, and owner and Director of Fairfield and Townsville Central Medical Practices. They are also joined by Natasha Greenwood, General Manager of Regional and Agribusiness for CommBank.
 

Episode 15

Changes to Fellowship exams


This time, Dr Stoupas and Dr Singleton get the inside track on the recent changes to the Fellowship exams. They are joined by Dr Tess van Duuren, Acting RACGP Censor-in-Chief, and Dr Krystyna de Lange, Chair of the RACGP National Faculty for GPs in Training. Both played a key role in the development of the new exams and supported the process which was led by GP and General Manager of Education, Dr Genevieve Yates.

Episode 14

Returning to work


This time, Dr Stoupas and Dr Singleton get the story on remediation and returning to work following extended leave. They are joined by Dr George Zahrias, Senior Medical Advisor for Education Progression at the RACGP. He is a specialist in the field of remediation and recently led the creation of a suite of documents, A guide to performance management and support for general practitioners, which provides guidance for performance management concerns at any point of a GP’s career.
 

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