Discover a world of educational opportunities to support your lifelong learning
Practice Experience Program is a self-directed education program designed to support non vocationally registered doctors on their pathway to RACGP Fellowship
RACGP offer courses and events to further develop the knowledge you need to develop your GP career
2022 RACGP curriculum and syllabus
for Australian general practice
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
Information security in general practice
Prevention and risk assessment
The ease of and widely available access to sending and receiving messages electronically means patients are using this medium more frequently to contact their general practice.
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency’s National Board policy for registered health practitioners: Social media policy is an adjunct to the Medical Board of Australia’s Good medical practice: A code of conduct for doctors in Australia and should be read concurrently. Its provisions apply to all registered health practitioners. Another useful resource is the Electronic Transactions Act 1999.
Your practice needs to address what content is appropriate to send and discuss via electronic messaging. A policy should be developed concerning the safe use of electronic communication for both practice staff and patients.
Use the RACGP practice policy template sample to create your practice policies.
It should be noted that the Privacy Act applies to any electronic communication. Refer to section on safe use of internet and email use for further information.