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 week’s summary includes updates from:

  • RACGP
  • DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 

 

 

RACGP

Applications now open for PEP 2020 (Practice Experience Program)–

PEP is a self-directed education program designed to support non-vocationally registered (non-VR) doctors on their journey to RACGP Fellowship. Applications are open as of today (19th August) and will close 13th September.

 

Apply here: https://www.racgp.org.au/education/imgs/fellowship-pathways/fellowship-programs-for-imgs/practice-experience-program/practice-experience-program-standard-stream/eoi

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Long Term National Health Plan-

On the 14th August the Department of Health released their Long Term National Health Plan. For the first time the plan focuses on mental health as equally as physical health and charts the way forward over the next three and 10 years in the key areas of mental health, primary care, hospitals, preventive health and medical research.

 

Read it here: https://www.health.gov.au/sites/default/files/australia-s-long-term-national-health-plan_0.pdf

 

 

PIP QI Fact Sheet-

A new fact sheet released by the Department of Health has been released to clear up confusion about the governments Practice Incentive Program including concerns over the data sets practices are required to submit to Primary Health Networks (PHNs) and the manner in which they need to be provided.

 

Read the fact sheet here: https://www1.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/D4FE6997059769B8CA258426000794AF/$File/Practice-Incentives-Program-Quality-Improvement-Incentive-Fact-Sheet.pdf

 

 

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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.