Information sheets

Practical and comprehensive advice

The RACGP provides information sheets on various topics to help you better manage the day to day requirements of your practice.

These information sheets provide practical and comprehensive advice on specific aspects of practice management to make things easier for you, your staff and patients.


Implanon NXT checklist and consent form (PDF 51 KB)

The doctor checklist and patient consent form for the insertion of IMPLANON® NXT has been developed by the RACGP's National Standing Committee - Quality Care and National Standing Committee - GP Advocacy & Support to assist General Practitioners maintain a high level of quality and safety in the insertion of IMPLANON&-reg; NXT .

The forms are designed for use in a three-stage process - an initial consultation followed by the insertion and removal of the implant. Medical Indemnity Insurers (MIIs) may have requirements regarding IMPLANON® NXT

Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD) may have requirements for training in the insertion of this product. It is important to be aware of this and the need to complete appropriate training that meets the educational requirements prior to inserting IMPLANON® NXT.

APNA & RACGP quality health assessment info sheet (PDF 543 KB)

The Conducting quality health assessments information sheet discuss the fundamentals around accurate Medicare Benefit Schedule (MBS) billing, maintaining quality health records and the role of the practice nurse in delivering health assessments.

Diagnosis of breast cancer in general practice – tips for best practice (PDF 586 KB)