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Standards for general practices

General practice module

Introduction to GP Standard 5

        1. Introduction to GP Standard 5

Last revised: 24 Feb 2023

GP Standard 5

The medical practice

Our practice’s facilities and medical equipment are appropriate for providing comprehensive patient care.

A practice facility is the environment in which the practice operates, including the building and the equipment used to provide clinical care to patients. You must provide a safe and effective environment for your practice team and patients. You must ensure that GPs and other members of the clinical team have access to the medical equipment they need to provide comprehensive primary care to their patient population, whether in the practice’s rooms or elsewhere (where GPs will need to use a fully stocked doctor’s bag).