Tag Archives: RACGP

Time for real-time prescription monitoring

More people die from prescription drug overdose than traffic accidents.

No new governance model for GPs yet – Just what the doctor ordered?

In the end members have decided and that needs to be respected.

Talking governance: Getting rid of the disconnect

New RACGP governance Model offers a solution for the perceived ‘disconnect’.

Talking Governance: Why board diversity is important for success

A mindset shift is required to create more diversity on boards

10 podcasts for GPs (and their patients)

This is my personal & favourite top 10!

Doctors vs corporates: who’s winning?

The medical profession is often up against lobbyists representing big commercial interests.

Health Care Homes: not yet where the heart is

Why doctors have called for a delay in the implementation of the Health Care Homes.

Live life to the Max

Prof Max Kamien about writing, blowflies and the Oath of Fellowship.

Here’s a challenge for the Pharmacy Guild

I’d like to take the Pharmacy Guild up on their suggestion to collaborate.

We told you so: Ignoring primary care is never a good idea

It appears that many voters have taken this message to the polling booths…

The new reality show for doctors: RACGP’s own Q&A

An innovative concept by the Royal Australian College of GPs.

GPs beware: political spin ahead

The Minister for Health issued an interesting warning for GPs

Why doctors will stop bulk billing

Many practices will soon have to determine a fair and equitable fee based on increasing practice costs.

Warning: Dear patients, you’ve been targeted!

The next Australian government must invest in quality and sustainable general practice services for the health of all Australians!

Overcoming tribalism in healthcare – opening speech at #iGP16

If we want the future to be different, we should do things differently.

Two wonderful videos featuring rural doctors and their patients

Warning: After watching these videos you may feel the sudden urge to pack your bags and move to the country.

E-health warning: cliff edge ahead

The National eHealth strategy is getting closer and closer to that big, overhanging cliff.

Why everybody has an opinion about their GP

If you want to find out what really happens in my office, have a look at this 60-second video.

The baby, the bathwater and a better health system

The Australian fee-for-system hasn’t done a bad job.

Brand new eHealth strategy doomed to fail

Alas, another missed opportunity to increase the uptake of eHealth by doctors.