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Aug
21
2014
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More to general practice than co-payments

United General Practice Australia (UGPA) calls on the government to implement a formal mechanism to allow the general practice profession, via UGPA, to provide valuable input into policy reform.

The general practice leaders believe this will ensure the promotion of sustainability and quality in general practice remains a priority into the future.

Aug
21
2014

General practice leaders welcome progress on alternate co-payment model

General practice leaders have today welcomed progress made by the Australian Medical Association (AMA) in putting forward an alternate model to the proposed $7 co-payment.

At a meeting held in Canberra, United General Practice Australia (UGPA) was pleased the alternate model places quality in general practice at its centre and supports the foundation principles of:

Aug
14
2014

General Practice Registrars Australia are pleased to announce the ​election of two new directors to their board.

  • Dr Jaspreet Saini  - currently Registrar Liaison Officer with Wentwest
  • Dr Jomini Cheong  - currently Registrar Liaison Officer with VMA

They will take up their appointment in September, when Dr Ed Vergara and Dr Piotr Swierkowski come to the end of their terms.

We welcome these two new Registrar Directors who will bring fresh energy and enthusiasm to an already highly engaged board.

Jul
15
2014

The 2014 GPRA Board Candidates have been announced

General Practice Registrars Australia (GPRA) is pleased to announce the candidates for the 2014 Board elections.

Five candidates have nominated for the positions currently open and results from the electronic poll will be made available on 15 August.

GPRA Chair, Dr David Chessor says he is delighted for GPRA to have had such a strong response to its call for nominations.

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