Published Articles

RACGP to reveal interventions GPs should avoid

The RACGP is set to reveal five common interventions it wants GPs to avoid as part of a campaign across the medical profession to reduce unnecessary tests, scans, prescriptions and procedures.
21 April 2015

Unpaid care 'grossly underestimated': GPs

GPs say research that shows they spend 2.5 hours per week on non-billable care is a "gross underestimate" of the true amount of time they spend on patient tasks that are unfunded by Medicare.
22 October 2013

GPs lose $15,000 in unpaid care

GPs are losing around $15,000 a year spending time on unfunded patient care taking place outside the consultation, BEACH data reveals.
19 October 2013

Mandatory CPD on Indigenous health mooted

The RACGP is considering making Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health a mandatory element of the CPD program from 2017.
19 October 2013

Live from the RACGP Conference

Find out what went on at the RACGP's annual conference in Darwin via our live blog, which includes news, views, video and Twitter comments from the three-day event. Click here to see what happened!
18 October 2013

GP of the Year named

A South Australian GP regarded as a role model for the next generation has been named as the RACGP's GP of the year.
18 October 2013