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RACGP Fellows have this week received an invitation to complete the RACGP General Practice: The Health of the Nation survey. The survey is open until midnight Monday 31 July (AEST). This survey covers a wide range of topics in general practice, from the amount of time you spend with your patients, through to your views on emerging health issues and advocacy priorities. The survey results will be released in September to RACGP members, the Federal Government and major stakeholders. The report to be compiled using the survey results is expected to ...
The RACGP has made three formal submissions this month on issues affecting Australian GPs. The submissions published this week addressed: Private health insurance in general practice Review of urgent after-hours home visiting services Review of pharmacy remuneration and regulation interim report . Visit the RACGP website to read recent reports and submissions.
RACGP members can now access a suite of resources that provide a clear and concise summary of the programs and funding options available to support care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients. The Five steps towards excellent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthcare guide has been developed by RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health to provide busy GPs and practice teams with practical advice on the delivery of excellent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander healthcare. Visit the RACGP website for more information...
RACGP members have until 5.00 pm Monday 7 August (AEST) to vote for RACGP Faculty Board representatives for 2017–19. All RACGP members eligible to vote will have received an email from the RACGP’s Returning Officer, the Australian Election Company (AEC). Visit the RACGP website for further information.
The 2017 Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM) National Salary Survey has been extended for a further week and will close on 4 August. The survey aims to assist the AAPM in understanding the positioning of practice staff members in the current climate, and will capture a full picture of practice managers, administrative staff members and healthcare providers across Australia. The survey will take approximately 20 minutes to complete, all participants will go into the draw to win an Apple Watch and all AAPM members will receive five C...
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and adults have a significantly higher incidence than non-Indigenous Australians of all pneumococcal disease. Funded pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) immunisation is available for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 years and for those aged ≥15– 49 years of age who have high risk of underlying conditions. A second dose of PPV23 is recommended five years after the first dose. No more than three lifetime adult doses of PPV23 are recommended based on limited data on adverse...
How satisfied are you with the information and support provided for the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in your state or territory? Roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) across Australia began in July 2016. The NDIS aims to provide Australians under the age of 65 who have a permanent and significant disability with the reasonable and necessary support they need to enjoy an ordinary life. RACGP members were polled on the extent to which they are satisfied with the information and support provided for the rol...
The RACGP invites members to provide current views and insights on various aspects of general practice. In the next few days RACGP Fellows will receive an invitation to complete the RACGP ‘General Practice: The Health of the Nation’ survey. This survey covers a wide range of topics in general practice, from the amount of time you spend with your patients, through to your views on emerging health issues and advocacy priorities. The survey results will be released to RACGP members, the Federal Government and major stakeholders in September. We expec...