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General practice leaders welcome Government announcement on rural health policy

Australia’s peak general practice coalition, United General Practice Australia (UGPA) welcomes the Federal Government’s commitment to rural health policy changes last week.

Announced at the Rural Medicine Australia 14 conference by Assistant Health Minister, The Hon. Fiona Nash, the move reflects long standing priorities for UGPA.


GPRA exam needs report

The purpose of the exam needs survey was to better understand the needs of GP registrars within the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) program preparing for general practice Fellowship in Australia. This is the first report of its kind conducted by General Practice Registrars Australia (GPRA). 

No matter when you are scheduled to sit the exams you are encouraged to use the report for your planning and preparation.


General Practice Students Network announces new team to lead future GPs

Griffith University’s Nicola Campbell is set to take the General Practice Students Network (GPSN) to new heights in 2015, building on the “amazing” work achieved this year to ensure GPSN’s voice continues to be heard and well respected.

Nicola was named National Chair of Australia’s fastest growing medical student organisation following an online election last month, and will lead GPSN’s members through 2015.


New IGPRN Chair Dr Keith Gleeson is set to lead the network in 2015, vowing improved support for Indigenous registrars

IGPRN Chair Dr Keith Gleeson has vowed to improve support for Indigenous registrars, investigate setting up an independent RTP and secure more funding as the new leader of the Indigenous General Practice Registrars Network.

In his candidate statement, the former Chairperson of the Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Land Council said he would also consolidate the fantastic work achieved by the former Chair, Dr Aleeja Fejo.