Policy and Advocacy Library

The Policy and Advocacy Library is the culmination of the collaborative work of RACP ​members and comprises a comprehensive range of evidence-based, published RACP position statements, policies and submissions.

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RACP fact sheet on minimum unit pricing on alcohol

Published
23 Oct 2020
Published in
Australia
Topic
Description

COVID-19: Guidance on workplace risk management (updated 23/10/2020)

Published
23 Oct 2020
Topic
Occupational and environmental health
Description
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance on how to implement the principles of infection prevention and control with respect to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, using the hierarchy of controls, a commonly understood framework for managing workplace health and safety risks. This will assist workplaces to manage the risk of COVID-19 on similar terms as for any other workplace hazard.

RACP 2020 Queensland election statement

Published
23 Oct 2020
Published in
Qld, Australia
Topic
Government
Description
The Queensland Regional Committee has developed the Election Statement to identify, convey, and advocate for its priority areas.

CPAC October 2020 P&A Report

Published
21 Oct 2020
Topic
Description

RACP Submission to Consultation Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services

Published
16 Oct 2020
Published in
Australia
Topic
Hospital funding
Description
This submission to the IHPA Consultation Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Services 2021-22 focuses on the following issues: Impact of COVID-19; Adjusting the national efficient price; Alternate funding models.

RACP Submission: Quality Use of Medicines and Medicines Safety

Published
12 Oct 2020
Published in
Australia
Topic
Health system
Description
This submission comments on the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care’s Baseline report on Quality Use of Medicines and Medicines Safety – Discussion Paper

RACP submission to the Victorian Workers’ Compensation System: Independent Review into the Agent Model and the Management of Complex Claims – Discussion paper

Published
07 Oct 2020
Published in
Vic, Australia
Topic
Occupational and environmental health
Description
This RACP submission seeks to inform the Independent Review into the Victorian workers’ compensation system’ Agent Model and the Management of Complex Claims. It focuses on how the Victorian workers’ compensation system can produce better health outcomes for workers injured at work.

RACP Submission to PHARMAC – Funding of Type 2 Diabetes Medicines

Published
02 Oct 2020
Published in
New Zealand
Topic
Health care reform
Description
While the RACP supports funding of the proposed medicines, the framework in which it is proposed to be implemented will cause inequity and should be altered to ensure access for Māori.

RACP Submission to the Medical Council of New Zealand – Ending a Doctor Patient Relationship

Published
25 Sep 2020
Published in
New Zealand
Topic
Ethics
Description
The RACP broadly supports proposed changes to the Statement, but suggests that minor changes could be made in some areas to better recognise equity concerns.
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