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Definition of a general practice for the purpose of accreditation (PDF 554 KB)
Who can gain accreditation against the RACGP Standards for general practices (5th edition)?
Definition of a clinical team for the purpose of accreditation (PDF 573 KB)
Supplementary information to support the interpretation of Indicator GP3.1►A
Changes to the RACGP Standards for general practices (5th edition) (PDF 355 KB)
Changes to the RACGP Standards for general practices (5th edition) as of February 2023.
Changes to the RACGP Standards (PDF)
Changes to the RACGP Standards for general practices (5th edition) as of April 2021
Standards FAQ (PDF 6 MB)
Frequently asked questions about the Standards for general practices (5th edition) and related resources.
Patient feedback (PDF 517 KB)
The RACGP Standards for general practices (5th edition) require practices to collect feedback from patients, carers and other relevant parties in accordance with the RACGP's Patient feedback guide.
Patient feedback – required demographics and themes for collection (PDF 1.1 MB)
Supplementary information to support the interpretation of Criterion QI1.2
Information sheet: Informed patient decisions (PDF 612 KB)
Additional information and guidance regarding informed patient decisions and the consent process in the general practice setting.
Out of Pocket Costs for Referred Services (PDF 473 KB)
The RACGP Standards for general practices (5th edition) require practices to advise patients before making a referral or requesting investigations that may attract an out-of-pocket cost.
Collecting and recording information about patient sex, gender, variations of sex characteristics and sexual orientation (PDF 605 KB)
A supplement to Criterion C7.1 – ‘Content of patient health records’ that contains additional explanatory material to support general practices collecting, recording and using information about a patient appropriately.
Research FAQ C3.6 (PDF 577 KB)
Frequently asked questions for Criterion C3.6 – Research in the Standards for general practices (5th edition).
The use of chaperones and observers in general practice (PDF 673 KB)
Detail and clarification around the use of chaperones and observers in general practice.
Cold chain management (PDF 655 KB)
The RACGP Standards for general practices (5th edition) (the Standards) requires practices to have at least one team member who has primary responsibility for cold chain management in the practice.
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