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United General Practice Australia

UGPA comprises:

  The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)

  The Australian Medical Association (AMA)  

  The Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA)

  General Practice Supervisors Australia (GPSA)

  The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM)

  General Practice Registrars Australia (GPRA)

Media releases

1 February 2018 PDF Codeine rescheduling will protect Australian patients
29 November 2016 PDFMore time needed on Health Care Homes to get it right
30 September 2016 PDFThe election is over, but the pressure on GPs is getting worse 
1 September 2016 PDFAppropriately funded Health Care Homes is an opportunity too good to miss
31 May 2016 PDFAustralia’s health and Medicare system under threat: GPs stand opposed
7 March 2016 PDFA freeze on quality health care
4 December 2015 PDFCollaboration of GPs and pharmacists will better support patient care
24 September 2015 PDFNew Prime Minister must drop the freeze on patient Medicare rebates
1 July 2015 PDFGeneral practice supports pharmacists as part of GP-led teams
18 May 2015 PDFPrimary Health Networks must align with 12 guiding principles, say general practice leaders
1 May 2015 PDFFight for sustainable primary healthcare far from over Australian general practice leaders
16 April 2015 PDFPrimary Care Leaders Maintain Vaccination Programs Must Be GP Led
19 February 2015 PDFGP leaders call for community based training opportunities for pre-vocational doctors
3 November 2014 PDFGeneral practice leaders welcome Government announcement on rural health policy
21 August 2014   PDFMore to general practice than co-payments
21 August 2014 PDFGP leaders urge reform on after-hours funding
21 August 2014  PDFGeneral practice leaders welcome progress on alternate co-payment model
30 July 2014  PDFGeneral practice training must be college-led, says UGPA
30 July 2014  PDFGeneral practice leaders welcome government negotiations on proposed co-payment model
30 May 2014 PDFChanges to general practice training risk compromising the profession, says UGPA
28 May 2014 PDFGeneral Practice groups united in opposition to GP co-payment as proposed

Positions, submissions and letters

February 2015 PDFUGPA - Principles for Primary Health Networks
2 September 2014 PDFUGPA letter to Minister Dutton Mechanism for primary health consultation process
25 August 2014 PDFUGPA letter to Minister Dutton - Primary Health Networks
18 June 2014 PDFUGPA letter to Minister(s) Dutton and Nash - Cessation of Prevocational General Practice Placements Program
14 March 2014 PDFUGPA letter to Minister Dutton - Workforce shortage issues for GPs

Outcome statements

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