November 2020

National news

Examiners needed for the Remote Clinical Exam

Enhance your career by becoming an examiner for the Remote Clinical Exam (RCE).

We need 200 examiners for the RCE in March and July 2021, with mock exams in January and May. Help test the knowledge and proficiency of our future GPs. You’ll receive training and more information upon selection.

Express your interest by Friday 27 November 2020 if you meet the following criteria:

  • Current financial RACGP member
  • RACGP Fellow (two or more years)
  • Good standing
  • Current and unrestricted AHPRA medical registration
  • CPD-compliant
  • Tech knowledge and confidence (video conferencing, screen sharing, email, web portals)
  • Medical education/training/assessment experience
  • Availability in January, March, May and July 2021 

Express your interest

RACGP library holiday closure

The John Murtagh Library will be closed from 12.00‌ pm (AEDT) Thursday 17 December 2020 to 9.00‌ am (AEDT) Monday 4 January 2021.

Before the holiday closure, please:

  • submit your requests for articles, training sessions and searches early to avoid disappointment
  • call 03 8699 0519, complete our online form or email if you need any help accessing our resources.

Remember you can access our ebooks, ejournals and databases online anytime, night or day.

The John Murtagh Library team wishes you all the best for a safe festive season and a happy new year!


Resources to help patients access the NDIS

The RACGP and the National Disability Insurance Agency have collaborated on new resources to help you support your patients to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Developed with help from RACGP members, the resources include an online learning module, videos on eligibility, an eligibility checklist and information on other health professionals involved in the NDIS.

If you have any feedback on the resources or suggestions for what else the RACGP can do to support you and your patients participating in or wishing to apply for the NDIS, email

The RACGP does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage that may result from reliance on, or the use of, any information contained in this newsletter.