Tag Archives: RACGP

Same-sex marriage and the role of the GP College

Should the RACGP be advocating on a wider range of public policy issues?

Health of the Nation: good and bad news according to Australia’s GPs 

Mental health is today’s biggest health problem.

Why your GP doesn’t have a Facebook sharing attitude

Insurers should never have access to patient health records.

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.