National Terms and Conditions for the Employment of GP Registrars in 2015
General Practice Registrars Australia (GPRA) and General Practice Supervisors Australia (GPSA) have reached agreement on the National Terms and Conditions for the Employment of Registrars (NTCER) commencing in 2015.
The new Agreement covers GP registrars undertaking Australian GP Training in all terms of training in a general practice setting*, where previous National Minimum Terms and Conditions only set terms and conditions for registrars in the early stages of training.
New GPRA Chair Dr Jomini Cheong is set to lead the organisation in 2015, vowing continued support for the country’s future general practitioners
GPRA Chair elect Dr Jomini Cheong has promised to continue supporting GP registrars and guide them through next year’s changing landscape as the new leader of Australia’s peak voice for the next generation of general practitioners.
The Melbourne GP registrar said he was thrilled to be appointed as the new Chair and would continue the fantastic work achieved by the outgoing Chair, Dr David Chessor.
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.