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 summary includes updates from: 

  • Medicare 
  • AHPRA 
  • RACGP 
  • RVTS 

 

MEDICARE  

Prescribers PBS Stationary – 

PBS Stationary orders will be unavailable over the Christmas and New Years period. To make sure you do not run out, orders can be submitted up until: 

  • Close of business 28th of November for personalised orders 
  • Close of business 5th of December for non-personalised orders 

For more information on how to place an order or delivery times, check out the following link: https://www.humanservices.gov.au/organisations/health-professionals/services/medicare/ordering-pbs-and-rpbs-prescription-forms#group-290  

 

AHPRA 

Registration Renewal  

A reminder to renew your AHPRA registration by the 30th of November. This is applicable for any practitioner registered as the following: 

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners,  
  • Chinese medicine practitioners,  
  • Chiropractors,  
  • Dental practitioners,  
  • Medical radiation practitioners,  
  • Occupational therapists,  
  • Optometrists,  
  • Osteopaths,  
  • Pharmacists, 
  • Physiotherapists,  
  • Podiatrists and  
  • Psychologist. 

See here for information about renewal of registration https://www.ahpra.gov.au/National-Boards.aspx  

 

RACGP  

November’s issue of Australian Journal of General Practice is now available – https://www.racgp.org.au/education/imgs/fracgp-exams/exam-enrolment-instructions/enrolment-periods  

 

RVTS 

Round 3 of applications for 2019 RVTS closes as of 5pm on the 16th of November 2018.  

Further information about the RVTS eligibility and application process can be found via the following link: https://rvts.org.au/ . 

 

DO YOU HAVE OTHER QUESTIONS?  

Our team would like to help, contact us directly on admin@peoplemedical.com.au. 

 

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People Medical Consulting are a team of professionals with a passion for guiding those specialising in the Medical industry to find their career pathway and settle into Australia. Working with both Australian trained and Overseas trained professionals, we have extensive experience in Recruitment of General Practitioners and Document Assistance for those requiring support with RACGP, AHPRA, 19AA and 19AB Medicare Exemptions.