Published Articles

Pressure builds for reform on 'voiceless' unaccredited registrars

Public hospitals are allegedly exploiting a shortfall in training positions by overworking junior doctors desperate for good references.
21 February 2019

Exclusive: Report savages RACP over registrar exam meltdown

The college was in denial about the possibility of a full-scale IT failure, say consultants.
22 January 2019

RACGP confirms deal with Chinese health authorities

The college says it will develop GP training systems as part of China's push to train half a million new GPs in the next decade.
22 January 2019

How the college plans to bring IMGs in from the cold

The RACGP is getting the ability to confer Medicare provider numbers to non-VR GPs in its training program.
28 November 2018

UMAT to be replaced with revamped computer-based test

From next year, would-be medical students will sit the UCAT, or University Clinical Aptitude Test.
31 October 2018

GP registrar group walks out on contract talks

Supervisors need to start sharing their financial information, says GPRA
14 September 2018

Exclusive: PLAN is now voluntary after GP backlash

The RACGP council has bowed to pressure from its members and voted to reform its CPD program.
13 September 2018

Most GP registrars happy at work, survey reveals

But some are dissatisfied with the support of their regional training organisations.
21 August 2018

Calls for RACGP to review CPD points for cannabis event

The RACGP is being urged to review its decision to award 40 CPD points to a cannabis education event headlined by a US doctor who uses the drug to treat cancer
01 August 2018

Pain care is a mess – what needs to happen?

Pain medicine specialists are working to find better ways to help those with chronic pain, writes Emily Dunn
03 July 2018