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Statement on Selection and Recruitment

Date published
06 Aug 2020
Description
The recruitment and selection process for physician training positions requires the highest standard of behaviour and ethics from all involved.

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New Member Director appointed to the Board

Date published
20 Jul 2020
Description
At its meeting held on Friday, 10 July 2020 the RACP Board appointed Dr Gregory (Greg) Stewart to the casual vacancy position of Member Director on the Board. Dr Stewart’s term expires at the AGM to be held in May 2021.

Join the College Policy and Advocacy Council EC

Date published
14 Jul 2020
Description
There are seven vacant positions open on the College Policy and Advocacy Council Executive Committee (CPAC EC). Members are encouraged to join by submitting an expression of interest.

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Read RACP Quarterly online

Date published
23 Jun 2020
Description
RACP Quarterly is our member magazine featuring healthcare and medical news. In Issue Two 2020 we move to our new online platform for this magazine.

Outcomes from member survey on telehealth

Date published
23 Jun 2020
Description
On 18 May 2020, the RACP distributed a voluntary survey to all its practising Australian-based members on their use of the new Medicare Benefits Schedule telehealth attendance items introduced for COVID-19. A summary report highlights the impacts of the new telehealth items and outlines key findings and recommendations.

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RACP Online Congress Series

Date published
17 Jun 2020
Description
Today, Professor John Wilson AM, RACP President launched the RACP Online Congress Series. A first of its kind for the College and its members, as we are delivering the series entirely online.

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Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020

Date published
10 Jun 2020
Description
Congratulations to the RACP Fellows recognised in the 2020 Queen's Birthday Honours.

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Basic Training Lecture Series

Date published
01 Jun 2020
Description
The South Australian and Northern Territory Trainees Committees invite you to join them for the Basic Training Lecture Series held online across the month of June

Provisional election results announced

Date published
17 Apr 2020
Description
Provisional results from the 2020 RACP Board and College Bodies elections have been announced.

Announcement regarding print issues of College journals

Date published
09 Apr 2020
Description
There are important publishing changes announced by Wiley, the publisher of the two peer reviewed College journals: the Internal Medicine Journal and the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health.

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Significant expansion of telehealth items announced

Date published
29 Mar 2020
Description
Following extensive advocacy by the College, the Commonwealth has announced whole of population telehealth for patients, general practice, primary care and other medical services to support the response to COVID-19.

Important update from the RACP President

Date published
27 Mar 2020
Description
Over the next few weeks, I’ll be in more regular contact with you to update you on the huge amount of urgent work the College has underway to help you deal with the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.

MBS telehealth update

Date published
27 Mar 2020
Description
The information provided here supersedes information provided in a previous message but please be aware that policy here is moving rapidly in response to clinician feedback including feedback from the RACP.

How the College is supporting you

Date published
26 Mar 2020
Description
As COVID-19 infection rates increase in both nations, I am conscious that many of you will be feeling like you are facing a huge storm that is beginning to hit both our countries.

RACP offices currently closed: Virtual office initiated

Date published
24 Mar 2020
Description
Following advice from the Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand Governments and recommendations for social distancing, the RACP office in Aotearoa New Zealand is already closed to members, and all Australian offices will be closed to members from 5pm Tuesday, 24 March.

Congress cancelled, Convocation postponed

Date published
13 Mar 2020
Description
The Board has made the decision to cancel RACP Congress and postpone Convocation, which were scheduled for May 2020.

Upcoming examinations postponed

Date published
13 Mar 2020
Description
The RACP Board has carefully considered the impact of the current COVID-19 situation and has made the decision to postpone several upcoming examinations.

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Call for health reform for Australians

Date published
12 Mar 2020
Description
The RACP has made a case for constructive health reform in its healthcare recommendations to the Federal Government ahead of its Budget preparation.

RACP Aoteaora New Zealand Trainees' Day

Date published
27 Feb 2020
Description
You’re invited to one of the highlights on the RACP calendar, Aotearoa New Zealand Trainees’ Day. Held on Saturday, 4 April at the Heritage Hotel in Queenstown, you won't want to miss this event. Whether you are a Basic or Advanced Trainee, paediatrics or adult medicine, this event will be relevant for wherever you are in your trainee journey.

Message from the Board – recent media coverage

Date published
26 Feb 2020
Description
Many of you will have seen the recent article run in The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald titled ‘Toxic, beset with bullying’: calls for independent probe into physician college’. Like many of you, we are disappointed that these allegations would be raised at a time when the College is focusing on the future and implementation of governance and cultural changes.
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