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Practice Experience Program is a self-directed education program designed to support non vocationally registered doctors on their pathway to RACGP Fellowship
Become a student member today for free and be part of the RACGP community
RACGP offer courses and events to further develop the knowledge you need to develop your GP career
Become a provider with the CPD Program and be recognised for the quality education and training you offer GPs
The Abuse and violence: working with our patients in general practice provides the best-available current evidence for GPs
Stay up-to-date with the latest information and resources on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Download the Standards for general practice (5th edition) - a benchmark for quality care and risk management in Australian general practices
Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for general practitioners
Advice and guidelines for GPs and practice teams to help protect general practice information systems
Video consultations can provide convenient and accessible healthcare delivery
Read all of the RACGP reports and submissions on various healthcare topics
Read all of the RACGP position statements on various healthcare topics
Join our RACGP Facebook groups
Privacy and managing health information in general practice
General practice has a responsibility to protect the privacy of patient health information and be compliant with relevant legislation.
This resource provides an overview of the legislative framework that regulates the way personal information is handled – the Privacy Act 1988, the 13 Australian Privacy Principles (APPs), and other relevant health records legislation within the general practice setting.
The appropriate management of health information in general practice goes beyond just privacy considerations and this resource also provides best practice guidance on:
The APPs provide a universal framework and focus on transparency in the following five areas:
Reproduced with permission from the Australian Government, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.1