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RACGP members are invited to complete a five-minute survey on our 2019 Federal Election advocacy efforts. The RACGP ran a campaign to increase awareness of the issues affecting GPs and their patients. The campaign consisted of two main parts: Providing members with materials that could be used to brief local candidates on the issues. These materials were available from the RACGP website for all members to download. An advertising campaign that ran in mainstream and social media for several weeks prior to the election. We are seeking member part...
RACGP Rural awards recognise outstanding achievements and exceptional individuals for their contribution to rural general practice. Nominations for the Brian Williams, Medical Student Bursary, Rural Registrar of the Year, and Community Project of the Year awards are now open. Visit the RACGP Rural awards page to download a nomination form. RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health offers awards to a Fellow, member of the RACGP or an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who has contributed to improving health outcomes for Abor...
The Department of Health is currently undertaking a review of the Practice Incentives Program Indigenous Health Incentive (PIP IHI) and is seeking your participation. A number of workshops are being held in capital cities and some regional areas throughout June and July. The workshops seek to understand, through your knowledge and experience, how the PIP IHI currently influences the care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with chronic disease. Contact RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health via firstname.lastname@example.org...
The Department of Health (DoH) is consulting on Australia’s next antimicrobial resistance strategy. The current strategy, Australia’s First National Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Strategy 2015–2019 , is due to expire at the end of 2019. Australia’s next antimicrobial resistance strategy for 2020 and beyond will be a 20-year vision that is flexible and resilient. It will expand its focus to include the environment, food and other antimicrobials, such as antifungals and antivirals, becoming all-encompassing in its ‘One Health’ approach. The long-t...
The RACGP eHealth webinar series presents monthly webinars on topics pertinent to general practice. This month’s webinars will outline what constitutes a high-quality health record and how practices can put systems in place to ensure they produce health records that are fit for purpose, in alignment with Improving health record quality in general practice . A number of session times are available. Visit the RACGP website to register. Webinars are accredited for two Category 2 RACGP QI&CPD points and are free for all participants. Webinar re...
The RACGP's GP wellbeing survey has been designed to gain insights and opinions on GP wellbeing in Australian general practice. GPs and general practice registrars currently practising in Australia are invited to contribute and have their say. Your experience and insights will assist the RACGP in understanding what supports are currently accessed, where future investment is needed, and the barriers and challenges faced by GPs in relation to their own wellbeing and mental health. The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete and all re...
Nominations for elected positions on the RACGP Faculty Councils are open. The RACGP Faculty Councils play an important role in shaping the way general practice is delivered across Australia. Faculty Council members debate the critical issues that impact general practice and provide expert advice on continuing professional development, education, training, quality care, research and advocacy on behalf of general practice. Visit the RACGP website for eligibility requirements and to download nomination forms. Nominations will close at 4.00 pm loca...
GPs and practice nurses may find it challenging to help patients change their behaviour. One motivational interviewing skill is the ability to prompt ‘behaviour change’ talk. This case study from the Green Book outlines questions you can ask in order to elicit the beliefs, needs and reasons that often underpin the patient’s motivation to change their behaviour.