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MJA-Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change

Date published
18 Jan 2021
Description
The MJA-Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change was launched late last year.

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Release of first position statement on clinical ethics

Date published
13 Jan 2021
Description
The RACP Clinical Ethics Position Statement recognises that ethics is fundamental to clinical practice and advocates for a more formalised approach to clinical ethics, to better support practitioners in the contemporary health context.

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Make Healthy Housing the norm

Date published
11 Jan 2021
Description
Changes to the Residential Tenancies Act in Aotearoa New Zealand come into force in February 2021. The RACP provided feedback to the Social Services and Community Select Committee on the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill.

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COVID-19 Learnings and Opportunities Report

Date published
22 Dec 2020
Description
Please read the RACP’s COVID-19 Learnings and Opportunities Report highlighting how we responded to the pandemic and how we will harness the learnings and opportunities for organisational resilience, sustainability, and growth.

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Health equity for Indigenous children

Date published
18 Dec 2020
Description
The RACP has released a landmark statement providing concrete steps the health system and healthcare workers can take to improve the health of Indigenous children in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.

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RACP Quarterly Issue Three 2020

Date published
14 Dec 2020
Description
RACP Quarterly is our member magazine featuring healthcare and medical news.

MJA-Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change

Date published
30 Nov 2020
Description
The MJA-Lancet Policy Brief, which the College has endorsed is being launched virtually on Thursday, 3 December 2020, 3pm to 4pm (AEDT), 5pm to 6pm (NZDT) via Zoom.

Share your views on climate change and health

Date published
16 Nov 2020
Description
We invite members to participate in two surveys on climate change and health.

RACP Town Hall meeting – October 2020

Date published
21 Oct 2020
Description
Watch the recording of October's Town Hall meeting, led by RACP President Professor John Wilson with an update from Federal Minister for Health Hon. Greg Hunt MP.

Your RACP login is changing – multi-factor authentication is now live

Date published
02 Oct 2020
Description
The College has updated its online services to include multi-factor authentication (MFA) to increase the safety and security of your personal information kept within the College. MFA adds another layer to information security by using the Microsoft Authenticator application, SMS or a phone call to verify your identity.

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Setting College policy and advocacy priorities

Date published
02 Oct 2020
Description
The College wants to hear from its members about the health and social policy issues that they consider important.

Latest evidence from Evolve on addiction medicine

Date published
31 Aug 2020
Description
The RACP, in partnership with the Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine, has launched the latest Evolve Top-5 recommendations on low-value practices.

Results of RACP Australian member survey on PPE

Date published
13 Aug 2020
Description
Access to appropriate PPE during the COVID-19 outbreak for all RACP members on the frontlines of healthcare service delivery has been and remains a top advocacy priority for the RACP. The RACP recently distributed a voluntary survey to all practising Australian based members on their use of and access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

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.

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.

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.

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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