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THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.     This […]

A Quick Summary of 19aa & 19ab

We have written a number of blogs individually about 19aa & 19ab, but recently when I was running training for […]

How does a GP earn in Australia?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.     This […]

PROCEDURAL GENERAL PRACTITIONERS

To be a Procedural General Practitioner, also known as a Rural Generalist, you need to have specialised within a particular […]

What is ACRRM & RACGP?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.   This […]

19AB AND AVAILABLE EXEMPTIONS

In preparation for the changes in DWS classified locations, we wanted to explain who is restricted by 19AB, what DWS […]

What salary can I expect as a GP?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.   This week’s […]

WHAT IS THE NON-VOCATIONALLY REGISTERED SUPPORT PROGRAM?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.     This […]

19AA & The 3GA Programs (2019 Update)

Our team at People Medical Consulting have heaps of blogs about the different 3GA programs. With all the recent changes to 3GA […]

MY PRACTICE DOESN’T MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF MDRAP, WHAT ARE MY OTHER 3GA OPTIONS?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.   This week’s […]

MORE DOCTORS FOR RURAL AUSTRALIA PROGRAM (MDRAP)

The More Doctors for Rural Australia Program (MDRAP) is a new 3GA program that has recently commenced. The purpose of […]

Will the Special Approved Placements Program and Rural Locum Relief Program be ending in 2019?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.   This week’s […]

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.   This week’s […]

What is the difference between 19AA and 19AB?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

SPECIALIST RECOGNITION PROGRAM – COMPARABILITY ASSESSMENT

The Specialist Recognition Program (SRP) has been open with RACGP for a few months now, so we wanted to provide […]

Can I reduce my moratorium by working rurally?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

Is PEP a 3GA program?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.   This week’s […]

AHPRA’S SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS

Many of our supervised GPs will be starting their first General Practice job in Australia in 2019.  For this reason, […]

Can my Supervisor Have More Than One Level 1 Supervised GP?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

ADVERTISING REGULATED HEALTH SERVICES BY WAY OF TESTIMONIALS.

More and more questions are popping up around the kind of advertising Medical Practitioners are able to use. Partnering with MDA National, this week we take […]

What is the difference between OMPs & 3GA?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.     From […]

MY HEALTH RECORD UPDATE

Our team released a blog on My Health Record a few weeks ago; however, there has since been updates we thought everyone should be […]

Should I do a 6 month locum as an exemption to DWS?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.   This week’s […]

What do I do if AHPRA want to remove my registration as I’m still Limited?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

WHO CAN I SIT A PESCI WITH? (UPDATE)

We understand we have a lot of doctors eligible for Limited or Provisional AHPRA Registration that require a PESCI to […]

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.   This week’s […]

I have completed my 10 year moratorium but not my GP fellowship exams- what are my restrictions?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

WHAT DOCUMENTS DO I NEED TO SUBMIT WHEN I COMMENCE AT A NEW PRACTICE?

We have received various enquiries lately about what documents General Practitioners need to submit to Medicare or related organisations when […]

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES:

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.   This week’s […]

Why does my RACGP time assessment have an expiry date?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

(CPD) – CONTINUED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  We have many doctors asking us how to prepare themselves to enter the Australian Health System. A big part of […]

Is DWS & AON the same thing?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

RURAL GENERALIST MEDICAL TRAINING PROGRAM

Rural generalist medicine is various training programs designed to help doctors practicing rurally on the pathway to Fellowship.     It incorporates the skills associated with […]

Does a spousal exemption affect 19AA?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the industry.   From this […]

WHAT IS THE PRACTICE BASED EXPERIENCE (PBA) PATHWAY?

We know a lot of our doctors are keeping up to date on the new developments of the Practice Experience Program […]

When is the best time to do my RACGP assessment?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

REQUIREMENTS FOR SUPERVISING A LIMITED OR PROVISIONALLY REGISTERED IMG

All IMG’s with Limited or Provisional AHPRA Registration require Supervision to practice as a General Practitioner.     There are various […]

A1 Rates for Non- VR Doctors after October 31st?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

If I sit for a PESCI in one state and fail it, will AHPRA be able to access it for future applications?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

Fantastic Recommendations To Help You Study For Your FRACGP Exams

In this series of blog posts, we’re speaking directly to doctors who have passed their FRACGP exams. We’ve asked them […]

What happens when a clinic loses DWS?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT RELOCATING TO A RURAL AREA

In our industry, there are so many misconceptions about working rurally and sometimes these misconceptions get in the way of securing a […]

What do all the different registration levels mean?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MY HEALTH RECORD

All Australians will get a My Health Record (MHR) by the end of 2018 unless they choose to opt out […]

How To Pass Your FRACGP Exams

In this series of blog posts, we’re speaking directly to doctors who have passed their FRACGP exams. We’ve asked them […]

If I work part time, will it take me longer to get to fellowship?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

NON-CLINICAL RECENCY OF PRACTICE

AHPRA requires doctors to meet Recency of Practice in order to be eligible for Registration in Australia.     To meet the Recency of Practice standard, you […]

Can I be on two 3GA programs at once?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

If I’m currently on an OMPs program and I move after November, will I stay on OMPs?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

Goodbye OMPs!

From the 1st July, General Practitioners without Fellowship (Non-VR GPs) no longer have access to A1 Rates in any instance, excepting […]

RACGP’S PRACTICE EXPERIENCE PROGRAM (PEP)

RACGP have released multiple updates that effect General Practitioners sitting for fellowship soon and in the coming years. To help keep […]

What does my clinic need to supervise me?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering a […]

100 POINTS OF EVIDENCE FOR AN RACGP OVERSEAS GENERAL PRACTICE EXPERIENCE ASSESSMENT

An RACGP General Practice Experience assessment will assess your Overseas General Practice experience from the last 10 years in consideration […]

What courses are you doing to increase your skills and have the ability to bill restricted Medicare items?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering a […]

MBS ITEMS – Quick Reference Guide

Due to the recent changes to the OMPs Program and MBS Billing, we have put together a quick reference guide. […]

I have my intern year only- what are my chances of finding a job in Australia?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

Can I work on SAPP if I’m working on AMDS?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

CHANGES TO THE NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS FOR RACGP FELLOWSHIP EXAMS

ARE YOU PLANNING TO SIT FOR FELLOWSHIP WITH RACGP IN 2019?  RACGP have recently released a policy update to confirm the changes […]

I have no GP Experience…how can I be a GP in Australia?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

FREQUENCY OF PRE- EMPLOYMENT STRUCTURED CLINICAL INTERVIEWS (PESCI)

WHAT IS A PESCI:  A PESCI Assessment in conducted to assess the applicant’s knowledge, skills and experience to practice safely […]

What job am I eligible for?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

RACGP Specialist Recognition Program (SRP)

CHANGES TO RACGP’S SPECIALIST PATHWAY PROGRAM… Recently, RACGP have planned to remove the Specialist Pathway Program (SPP) and introduced the […]

I’m Non-VR – what rates do I charge now that things have changed?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

Must I sit AMC Clinical or can I get Limited AHPRA Registration and work towards Fellowship without sitting the AMC Clinical?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

Changes to MBS Items – Effective 1st July 2018

This is a special alert for our Non-VR General Practitioners about a release that came through from DoH this afternoon. […]

“All the information is there if you have been practicing for a few years”

In this series of blog posts, we’re speaking directly to doctors who have passed their FRACGP exams. We’ve asked them […]

Does the practice need anything different if I apply for Limited AHPRA Registration via the Postgraduate Training and Supervised Practice pathway?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

PRE- EMPLOYMENT SRUCTURED CLINICAL INTERVIEW (PESCI) RECOMMENDATIONS

  CLARIFICATION AROUND PESCI’S: Our team have received many enquiries asking for clarification around PESCI’s. More specifically, what to do […]

Why is AON different to DWS?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

This week’s doctor shares helpful resources for your RACGP exams and more…

In this series of blog posts, we’re speaking directly to doctors who have passed their FRACGP exams. We’ve asked them […]

What item numbers do I bill as a clinic based after-hours doctor?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

Will sitting multiple PESCIs affect my application to AHPRA?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

“The exams are unpredictable”

In this series of blog posts, we’re speaking directly to doctors who have passed their FRACGP exams. We’ve asked them […]

Does having PR affect my ability to get AHPRA Registration for a GP position?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

Do I need 3 Years of GP Experience to get AHPRA Registration?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

Medical Indemnity Insurance – What, Who and Why?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

GP reveals his top tips for passing the FRACGP exams

In this series of blog posts, we’re speaking directly to doctors who have passed their FRACGP exams. We’ve asked them […]

What do I put in a training plan?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

My RLRP placement has expired, what do I do now?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

What do I need to be eligible for Post Graduate Training & Supervised Practice?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

Dr Shahroze shares his experience and tips on passing the FRACGP exams.

In this series of blog posts, we’re speaking directly to doctors who have passed their FRACGP exams. We’ve asked them […]

Am I eligible to apply for a placement under the Special Approved Placement Program (SAPP) ?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

5 Mistakes When Applying for Permanent Residency

Kellee Gray is providing us some insight on 5 mistakes she sees most commonly when applicants are applying for Permanent […]

I’m over 45…Can I apply for PR?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

Recent Changes to the After-Hours Medical Deputising Service (AMDS) 3GA Program

The Department of Health have recently made a few changes to the AMDS program guidelines, so our team have put together […]

STATEMENT: PR + NON-VR = 19AA Medicare Restrictions!

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

19AA & The 3GA Programs (2018 Update)

Our Team at People Medical Consulting have a number of blogs surrounding the 3GA programs. Today, we want to clarify […]

What is a Replacement District of Workforce Shortage (DWS) and How Do I Get One?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

PESCI – What you Need to Know

PRE-EMPLOYMENT STRUCTURED CLINICAL INTERVIEW (PESCI)   CLARIFICATION AROUND PESCI’S:   Our team have received many enquiries asking for clarification around […]

Finalisation of the 457 visa and what this means for you

As you will all know from our Prime Minister’s shock announcement in April last year, the 457 Visa has been […]

What is the difference between the “OMP’s” and the 3GA programs such as AMDS or RLRP?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

Employers – what will migration look like after March?

Employers – What will migration look like after March?   Hiring workers from overseas makes most employers break into a […]

I’m working as a NON-VR GP in Australia and I just got my PR- what do I do now?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

Is there is a difference between After Hours Medical Deputising Service (AMDS) and a clinic that is open After Hours?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

19AA – CHANGES TO THE SPECIAL APPROVED PLACEMENTS PROGRAM (SAPP)

CLARIFICATION AROUND THE CHANGES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH’S 19AA GUIDELINES….   Recently, The Department of Health have made a […]

My GP experience is less than 3 years- Will I get registration for a GP Job?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

RACGP – CHANGES TO THE ASSESSMENT OF OVERSEAS AND/OR AUSTRALIAN GP EXPERIENCE

CONFUSION AROUND THE CHANGES TO RACGP’S TIME ASSESSMENT APPLICATIONS…. Recently, RACGP have made a few changes to the process and […]

So…How DO they determine DWS?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

PRODA – What is it and why should you use it?

What is PRODA? The word PRODA is an acronym for Provider Digital Access. It’s a system used to access multiple […]

What if the practice I’ve been offered a job with loses DWS?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

I don’t want to sit the AMC exams, what are my other options?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

How do I Answer Selection Criteria?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

AHPRA Proposal to Refuse Registration- What do I do?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

I want to follow the ACRRM pathway to Fellowship…what do I need to do?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

Your Medicare Provider Number is Your Legal Responsibility

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

Know Your Worth & Live Up to It

I was recently invited to be one of only 3 non-doctor attendees at a Joint Presentation by Dr April Armstrong […]

Understanding Temporary Visa Cancellations

One of the biggest anxieties for people that hold temporary visas is the insecurity. The fear that at any time […]

I’m looking for a job but I’ve been told it is impossible…Is it true?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

19AA Follow Up

Last year, we wrote a blog about 19AA and the 3GA programs. If you missed that one, it is a […]

I’m looking for my first job in Australia. Where do I start?!

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. […]

AANG-30 (Area of Need) VS ALPS-30 (Post Graduate Training & Supervised Practice)

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

Recency of Practice

Confusion Around AHPRA’s Minimum Recency of Practice Requirements for Medical Practitioners…. Our team have received a large number of enquiries […]

Citizenship Changes – What you need to know!

Australian Citizenship – What is actually happening? There has been a lot of discussion about Citizenship recently, with the suggested […]

What AHPRA Registration does AMC Part 1 make me eligible for?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

Limited AHPRA VS Provisional AHPRA

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

I’m PR/Citizen with less than 2 years of GP experience, how do I get into GP Practice?

Here at People Medical Consulting we like spreading what we know and giving you a clear pathway to your career. We’re answering […]

Visa changes after 1st July 2017

CHANGE…IS IT REALLY AS GOOD AS A HOLIDAY?   The visa changes you need to be aware of Written and […]

Supervision reminds us that we all need to start somewhere

Supervision reminds us that we all need to start somewhere Offering supervision for Limited Doctors is a topic around which […]

457 Visa Changes

Written and edited by: Kellee Gray & Megan Shorter   We know that some of our clients and many others are […]

GP & the Skilled Occupation List

Removing General Practitioners from the Skilled Occupation List? There have been many articles written, many words spoken and many hearts […]

MY STORY: Anonymous GP

My Journey Starting in Australia GP requests to stay anonymous, currently happily working on Level 2 Supervision in Australia  I first […]

MY STORY: Dr Reeves-Saunders

The inside word on working with Limited Doctors Dr Ralph Reeves-Saunders MB.BS (Lond), DRCOG (UK), FACRRM, B.Sc (Sussex), Ph.D (ANU) […]

Your Recruitment Solution

Limited IMG’s could be just what you’re looking for… Do you have a GP vacancy that you are struggling to […]

#JustaGP

#JustaGP This past week, the twitter hashtag #justaGP has gone nuts, and with good reason. For years, General Practitioners have been […]

What do you love about Australia?

Australia is a beautiful country.   We have vibrant regional landscapes, tropical rainforests, beautiful beaches and shady forests. As General […]

Are E-Health Records Beneficial?

E-Health – We asked you what you thought and here is what we found…   Electronic Health records have been […]

19AB DWS restrictions

So there has been a change to 19AB DWS Restrictions and the locations… With the recent updating of 19AB DWS […]

19AA & the 3GA programs

*Please Note: The information in this blog post has been superseded by our 2018 update to reflect the new changes, please […]

People Med: Doctor Recruitment

Well, here we are. Doctor Recruitment. General Practitioner recruitment. Medical Recruitment – however you want to describe us! It’s been […]

Celebrating The Wins…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TEAM! When I say team, I’m not only referring to my internal team at People Medical, but every […]

Why I Do What I Do…Medical Recruitment

Why I love my job in Medical Recruitment… Blogs, I’ve discovered, are ‘in’ and apparently a hip way of connecting with […]