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Why can’t PMC write my RACGP Domains?

Published on October 17, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on October 14, 2019

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES: Our team aims to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the […]

PRIVATE BILLING AS A GENERAL PRACTITIONER

Published on October 11, 2019

GPs can make the decision to privately bill their patients instead of accessing Medicare Benefits. This means they can work […]

Do I need to be a member of RACGP / ACRRM to get an experience assessment?

Published on October 9, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on October 7, 2019

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

REQUIRED HOSPITAL ROTATIONS DURING SUPERVISED PRACTICE

Published on October 4, 2019

As an IMG going into the Hospital System under Limited or Provisional Registration, you will be required to complete a […]

This Week’s Updates

Published on September 30, 2019

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES: Our team aim to keep our network of General Practitioners up to date with changes in the […]

ACRRM INDEPENDENT PATHWAY

Published on September 27, 2019

WHAT IS THE ACRRM INDEPENDENT PATHWAY? ACRRM IP is an accredited specialist general practitioner training and education program that helps […]

Update: Do I need to change practice to transfer from SAPP to PEP in a MMM 1?

Published on September 26, 2019

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

How do I become a Fellowed GP in Australia?

Published on September 25, 2019

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

19AB REPLACEMENT EXEMPTION

Published on September 20, 2019

One of the 19AB exemptions available to overseas trained GPs restricted by their moratorium is a Replacement Exemption. A replacement […]

How do I move from Limited/Provisional AHPRA to General AHPRA Registration?

Published on September 18, 2019

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

HEALTH WORKFORCE CERTIFICATE

Published on September 13, 2019

A Health Workforce Certificate was introduced earlier this year with the objective of having Medical Practitioners go into areas with […]

If I am privately billing, will my experience count towards Fellowship?

Published on September 11, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on September 9, 2019

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

APPLYING FOR AHPRA REGISTRATION WITH AN IMPAIRMENT

Published on September 6, 2019

If you have an impairment when applying for AHPRA Registration as a Medical Professional, you will be required to disclose […]

Do I need to change practice to transfer from SAPP to PEP?

Published on September 4, 2019

Changes is legislation have caused this blog to be superseded. Click here for an update: Update me!     Here at […]

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on September 2, 2019

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

10 Differences between PESCI and AMC Clinical

Published on August 30, 2019

Our Team at People Medical Consulting love to provide information to our People (that’s you!). We don’t know everything though, […]

How does Medicare know I’m a Fellowed GP?

Published on August 28, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on August 26, 2019

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

PREPARING YOUR RACGP DOMAINS

Published on August 23, 2019

If you are submitting an RACGP General Practice experience assessment for overseas GP experience, you will be required to provide […]

If I pass my PESCI, can AHPRA still reject my application?

Published on August 21, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on August 19, 2019

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

PESCI EXEMPTIONS

Published on August 16, 2019

Unfortunately, situations can occur after you have been deemed suitable in a PESCI that mean you will not be able […]

I’m an IMG- how do I become a GP in Australia?

Published on August 14, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on August 12, 2019

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

DIFFERENT TYPES OF CVS

Published on August 9, 2019

There are various types of CVs you will need to prepare during your journey into General Practice, so we have […]

If I’m eligible for MDRAP, why can’t I get registration to work as a GP?

Published on August 7, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on August 5, 2019

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

ACRRM SPECIALIST PATHWAY

Published on August 2, 2019

We have previously covered the Specialist Pathway for RACGP, so this week we wanted to break down the ACRRM Specialist […]

Will working rurally reduce my moratorium more quickly?

Published on July 31, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on July 29, 2019

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

HEALTHCARE IDENTIFIERS

Published on July 26, 2019

The healthcare identifiers (HI) service is a national system used to uniquely identify healthcare providers and individuals. They help to […]

How does Medicare know I’m a Fellowed GP?

Published on July 24, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on July 22, 2019

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

Medicare Benefits Schedule: Education

Published on July 19, 2019

What is the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS)? The Dept of Health defines the MBS as ‘a list of health professional […]

How do I apply for a 19AB Spousal Exemption?

Published on July 17, 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

Published on July 15, 2019

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

Are there still exemptions from 19AB?

Published on July 10, 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

Published on July 8, 2019

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

How can I recruit General Practitioners in a Metropolitan Area?

Published on July 3, 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

Published on July 1, 2019

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

Preparing your Employment Documents

Published on June 28, 2019

We frequently get asked what needs to be included in an Employment CV, a Covering Letter and Selection Criteria when […]

What do we know about the change from District of Workforce Shortage to Distribution of Priority Areas?

Published on June 26, 2019

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

UPDATE: Special Approved Placements Program (SAPP) Closure Date

Published on June 25, 2019

What is the Special Approved Placements Program (SAPP)? The Special Approved Placements Program (SAPP) is a 3GA program approved by […]

Health Workforce Distribution Priority Areas

Published on June 21, 2019

Health Workforce Distribution Priority Areas On June 11, we let you know that DWS will be removed at the end […]

Practice experience program – specialist stream

Published on June 21, 2019

As of the 31st of August 2019 the Specialist Recognition Program (SRP) will be closing and the Practice Experience Program […]

What do I need to apply for a Medicare Provider Number?

Published on June 19, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on June 17, 2019

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

How do I ‘fill my gap’ & what happens if I can’t?

Published on June 12, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on June 10, 2019

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

Do I need to be on a training program to complete my GP fellowship?

Published on May 29, 2019

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

19AA & THE 3GA PROGRAMS (2019 UPDATE -PART 2)

Published on May 17, 2019

We’ve had to bring this blog back sooner than we thought, but we want to make sure all of the […]

How do I get into General Practice if I’m only eligible for hospital for my first job?

Published on May 15, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on May 6, 2019

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

Can I ‘fill my gap’ with CPD?

Published on May 1, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on April 29, 2019

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

BECOMING RECOGNISED AS A DENTIST IN AUSTRALIA

Published on April 26, 2019

Our team is constantly brainstorming what else we could be doing, so we’ve decided to expand our knowledge from General […]

Does DWS mean rural?

Published on April 24, 2019

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

Why does my supervisor have to be onsite 100% of the time?

Published on April 17, 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

Published on April 15, 2019

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

PEP ENTRY ASSESSMENT (PEPEA)

Published on April 12, 2019

Many doctors are asking if the PEPEA is required for July 2019 intakes of the PEP program, so we thought […]

I’m an IMG, am I eligible for AGPT?

Published on April 10, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on April 8, 2019

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

The People Medical List of Handy Acronyms

Published on April 5, 2019

When we’re starting someone fresh to the industry, the Acronyms make their heads swirl! Here is a handy guide for […]

Am I eligible for the Competent Authority Pathway?

Published on April 3, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on April 1, 2019

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

GENERAL PRACTICE RURAL INCENTIVES PROGRAM (GPRIP)

Published on March 30, 2019

Many of our GP’s are required to work rurally due to their restrictions. To help you out, we have had […]

What PESCI Provider For What State?

Published on March 27, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on March 25, 2019

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

GETTING BACK INTO PRACTICE

Published on March 22, 2019

A lot of the IMG doctors we work with that are eligible for Limited/Provisional Registration have been out of practice […]

What is the Modified Monash Model?

Published on March 20, 2019

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

When do I sign a contract?

Published on March 13, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on March 11, 2019

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

HOSPITAL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

Published on March 8, 2019

Recently we have been contacted regarding the type of questions asked during the interview process for Hospital Positions.    Our team […]

If I’m on RLRP or SAPP & it is closing- how will this affect me?

Published on March 6, 2019

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

OFFERING SUPERVISION FOR LIMITED OR PROVISIONAL REGISTRATION

Published on March 1, 2019

We frequently receive questions about what it means to be a Supervisor and what responsibilities are involved. To avoid any […]

Does working in an AON or DWS satisfy 19aa?

Published on February 27, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on February 25, 2019

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

CYBER RISK

Published on February 21, 2019

While you can’t avoid cyber risk, you can make sure your practice is prepared for and protected against cyberattacks.     […]

A GP can work as a contractor rather than an employee?

Published on February 19, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on February 18, 2019

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

Published on February 14, 2019

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?

Published on February 12, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on February 11, 2019

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

PROCEDURAL GENERAL PRACTITIONERS

Published on February 7, 2019

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

What is ACRRM & RACGP?

Published on February 5, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on February 4, 2019

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

19AB AND AVAILABLE EXEMPTIONS

Published on January 31, 2019

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?

Published on January 29, 2019

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on January 28, 2019

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?

Published on January 22, 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

Published on January 21, 2019

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)

Published on January 16, 2019

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

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

Published on January 15, 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

Published on January 14, 2019

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)

Published on January 10, 2019

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?

Published on January 7, 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

Published on January 7, 2019

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

Published on January 3, 2019

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?

Published on January 1, 2019

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

Published on December 27, 2018

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?

Published on December 25, 2018

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?

Published on December 18, 2018

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

Published on December 17, 2018

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

Published on December 13, 2018

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?

Published on December 11, 2018

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.

Published on December 6, 2018

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?

Published on December 4, 2018

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on December 3, 2018

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

MY HEALTH RECORD UPDATE

Published on November 29, 2018

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?

Published on November 27, 2018

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

Published on November 21, 2018

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?

Published on November 20, 2018

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)

Published on November 15, 2018

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES

Published on November 14, 2018

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?

Published on November 13, 2018

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?

Published on November 8, 2018

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

THIS WEEK’S UPDATES:

Published on November 7, 2018

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?

Published on November 6, 2018

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

(CPD) – CONTINUED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Published on November 1, 2018

  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?

Published on October 29, 2018

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

Published on October 25, 2018

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?

Published on October 23, 2018

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

Published on October 22, 2018

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?

Published on October 18, 2018

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?

Published on October 16, 2018

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

Published on October 11, 2018

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?

Published on October 10, 2018

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?

Published on October 1, 2018

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

Published on September 25, 2018

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?

Published on September 24, 2018

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

Published on September 20, 2018

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?

Published on September 18, 2018

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

Published on September 13, 2018

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

Published on September 11, 2018

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?

Published on September 11, 2018

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

Published on September 6, 2018

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?

Published on September 3, 2018

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?

Published on August 21, 2018

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!

Published on August 21, 2018

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)

Published on August 17, 2018

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?

Published on August 13, 2018

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

Published on August 9, 2018

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?

Published on August 7, 2018

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

Published on August 1, 2018

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?

Published on July 31, 2018

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?

Published on July 24, 2018

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

Published on July 19, 2018

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?

Published on July 16, 2018

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)

Published on July 12, 2018

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?

Published on July 10, 2018

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)

Published on July 4, 2018

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?

Published on July 2, 2018

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?

Published on June 25, 2018

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

Published on June 22, 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”

Published on June 19, 2018

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?

Published on June 18, 2018

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

Published on June 14, 2018

  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?

Published on June 11, 2018

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…

Published on June 5, 2018

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?

Published on June 4, 2018

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?

Published on May 29, 2018

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

“The exams are unpredictable”

Published on May 29, 2018

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?

Published on May 22, 2018

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?

Published on May 17, 2018

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?

Published on May 8, 2018

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

Published on May 8, 2018

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?

Published on April 30, 2018

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?

Published on April 23, 2018

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?

Published on April 16, 2018

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.

Published on April 11, 2018

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) ?

Published on April 11, 2018

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

Published on March 22, 2018

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?

Published on March 20, 2018

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

Published on March 15, 2018

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!

Published on March 13, 2018

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)

Published on March 8, 2018

*Please Note: The information in this blog post has been superseded by our 2019 update to reflect the new changes, please […]

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

Published on March 6, 2018

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

Published on March 1, 2018

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

Published on February 27, 2018

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?

Published on February 27, 2018

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?

Published on February 22, 2018

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?

Published on February 20, 2018

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?

Published on February 13, 2018

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)

Published on February 7, 2018

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?

Published on February 6, 2018

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

Published on January 31, 2018

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?

Published on January 31, 2018

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?

Published on January 25, 2018

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?

Published on January 23, 2018

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?

Published on January 16, 2018

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?

Published on January 8, 2018

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?

Published on December 20, 2017

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?

Published on December 12, 2017

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

Published on December 5, 2017

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

Published on December 4, 2017

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

Published on December 4, 2017

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?

Published on November 29, 2017

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

Published on November 24, 2017

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?!

Published on November 22, 2017

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)

Published on November 17, 2017

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

Published on November 13, 2017

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!

Published on November 13, 2017

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?

Published on November 6, 2017

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

Published on October 31, 2017

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?

Published on October 17, 2017

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

Published on July 4, 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

Published on June 26, 2017

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

457 Visa Changes

Published on April 20, 2017

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

GP & the Skilled Occupation List

Published on January 25, 2017

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

MY STORY: Anonymous GP

Published on October 14, 2016

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

Published on September 27, 2016

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

Published on September 27, 2016

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

#JustaGP

Published on September 15, 2016

#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?

Published on August 29, 2016

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

Are E-Health Records Beneficial?

Published on April 27, 2016

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

19AB DWS restrictions

Published on February 16, 2016

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

19AA & the 3GA programs

Published on December 1, 2015

*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

Published on November 17, 2015

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

Celebrating The Wins…

Published on August 25, 2015

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

Published on August 11, 2015

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