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RACP pre-budget Submission 2017-2018

Date published
13 Jan 2017
Description
RACP pre-budget Submission 2017-2018

Integrating health and social care on the Pomegranate podcast

Date published
03 Jan 2017
Description
Sir Harry Burns and Dr Ruth Hussey OBE are public health physicians involved in 'whole-of-system change' in Britain’s health and social care. They were invited to Australia in 2016 to advise NSW Health on such delivery models; this episode of the RACP's Pomegranate podcast features a special lecture presented at the RACP during their trip.

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Health in All Policies Position Statement launched

Date published
21 Dec 2016
Description
Today, the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM) launched its new Health in All Policies (HiAP) Position Statement.

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RACP Quarterly December 2016/January 2017 – read it online today

Date published
16 Dec 2016
Description
The December 2016/January 2017 edition of RACP Quarterly is available online now.

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RACP Congress 2017 – program update

Date published
15 Dec 2016
Description
The new ‘shared interests’ focus of RACP Congress will bring together the popular clinical and specialty sessions for each Division and Faculty with experts in their field presenting on the ‘big issues’ that are relevant to all specialists including: obesity, disability, cognitive bias and medicinal cannabis.

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RACP New Zealand Trainees’ Forum 2017 – Registrations open

Date published
15 Dec 2016
Description
The New Zealand Trainees’ Forum 2017 will be held on Friday, 3 and Saturday, 4 March 2017 in Wellington.

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Better practice in paediatrics – Pomegranate podcast

Date published
14 Dec 2016
Description
The latest episode of Pomegranate – the RACP podcast, 'Better practice in paeds' explores the rationale behind the top five recommendations in the Evolve general paediatrics list and some alternatives that paediatricians can adopt to improve their practice.

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Sexual health medicine annual scientific meeting - Register today

Date published
24 Nov 2016
Description
Registrations for the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (AChSHM) Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) are open.

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RACP launches new climate change position statements

Date published
14 Nov 2016
Description
The RACP has today launched three new position statements on climate change and health.

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Exciting presentations on the program for paediatricians at RACP Congress 2017

Date published
09 Nov 2016
Description
Hear from Paediatrics & Child Health Division President Dr Sarah Dalton on why she is looking forward to RACP Congress 2017 and what it will offer paediatric Fellows and trainees.

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Mind the (Gender) Gap – on the Pomegranate podcast

Date published
07 Nov 2016
Description
Gender equity in medicine is a perennial issue and is the focus of the latest episode of Pomegrante – the RACP podcast.

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Improving the workers compensation claims process

Date published
28 Oct 2016
Description
AFOEM President Peter Connaughton discusses improving the workers compensation claims process.

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Chronic physical health issues and poor mental health linked

Date published
13 Oct 2016
Description
A troubling link has been highlighted between chronic physical illnesses, like asthma or diabetes, and an increased risk of developing mental health problems in children and young people in a statement issued today by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP).

RACP Congress 2017 – registrations are now open

Date published
10 Oct 2016
Description
The new ‘shared interests’ focus of Congress 2017 is a landmark response to RACP research on the needs and interests of its 25,000 members. Registrations are now open.

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Methamphetamine use and treatment – RACP podcast takes a look

Date published
04 Oct 2016
Description
Crystal methamphetamine use has remained constant among the general population, hovering at around two per cent. However, while in the past most methamphetamine users were snorting or swallowing the powder known as speed, today more than half of all users are taking it in a purer crystalline form.

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RACP Quarterly – read it online today

Date published
27 Sep 2016
Description
The September/October 2016 edition of RACP Quarterly is available online now.

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Antimicrobial Resistance in New Zealand

Date published
21 Sep 2016
Description
An updated New Zealand position paper on ​antimicrobial resistance in New Zealand has been released.

Find out about fever of unknown origin on Pomegranate

Date published
19 Sep 2016
Description
On the latest episode of the RACP’s Pomegranate podcast, Advanced Trainee in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Dr Rohan Beresford explains how to rationally investigate patients with persistent fevers and manage their anxiety through the process.

Specialist Training Program announcement

Date published
26 Aug 2016
Description
The RACP is pleased to advise that the Department of Health (the Department) has approved an extension of the Specialist Training Program (STP) and the Tasmanian Project, to include the 2017 academic year.

Northern Territory Federal Election Statement 2016

Date published
25 Aug 2016
Description
This Saturday the Northern Territory goes to the ballot box. The RACP urges the incoming government to implement policies which prioritise the health of all Territorians.
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