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Standards for general practices

General practice module

Introduction to GP Standard 2

        1. Introduction to GP Standard 2

Last revised: 24 Feb 2023

GP Standard 2

Comprehensive care

Our practice provides comprehensive care to our patients.

The scope of general practice is not limited by age, gender, body system, disease process, or service site. As such, general practice spans:

  • prevention
  • health promotion
  • early intervention for those at risk
  • management of acute, chronic and complex conditions
  • end-of-life care
  • the entire practice population, whether in the practice, patients’ homes, health service facilities, outreach clinics, hospitals, or other community facilities and spaces.

This Standard includes criteria that relate to:

  • providing comprehensive care in a general practice context
  • the practice’s system for recalls and reminders
  • the coordination of care outside of the practice.