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2024 New Fellow Survey

Date published
14 Jun 2024
Description
The 2024 New Fellow Survey now open until Sunday, 14 July 2024. Early career physicians are encouraged to share their training experiences and give feedback on their transition to Fellowship and unsupervised professional practice.

2024 King's Birthday Honours List

Date published
12 Jun 2024
Description
Congratulations to the 22 RACP Fellows recognised in the 2024 King's Birthday Honours list. These awards highlight the outstanding work RACP members do and the importance of that work in local, national and international communities.

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The RACP Member Wellbeing Framework is now available

Date published
06 Jun 2024
Description
As doctors, your career is all about improving the health of others — but sometimes this can come at the cost of looking after your own. While you may be less likely to suffer from lifestyle-related illnesses, reports have shown that you are more vulnerable to mental health and wellbeing issues compared to the general population.

Policy & Advocacy Report Q1 2024

Date published
03 Jun 2024
Description
The Policy & Advocacy Report outlines some of the key priorities and achievements for Q1 2024 (January to March).

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Adult Medicine Division Education Committee seeks Basic Trainee representative

Date published
24 May 2024
Description
Are you a Basic Trainee looking to engage in College activities in a new way? Are you interested in contributing to how RACP assessments are developed and maintained? Expressions of interests are now open for a representative to join the Adult Medicine Division Education Committee. If you are keen to represent the interests of Basic Training in Adult Medicine, please submit your EOI before Friday, 21 June 2024.

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The RACP Member Wellbeing Framework

Date published
23 May 2024
Description
The Member Health and Wellbeing Committee’s vision is for members to flourish and achieve their full potential in all aspects of life. To support you in that endeavour, the Committee has developed the Member Wellbeing Framework specifically for you; whatever stage you are at in your career, and whatever your life circumstances.

National Occupational Respiratory Disease Registry

Date published
12 Apr 2024
Description
The National Occupational Respiratory Disease Registry (National Registry) will begin on Wednesday, 22 May 2024. On behalf of the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care, please read this important message, familiarise yourself with the new mandatory reporting requirements, and print a copy of the Physician Factsheet for your staff noticeboard.

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Investment plan 2024 - FAQs

Date published
04 Apr 2024
Description
RACP Investment Plan for 2024: Frequently Asked Questions

CEO Lee Whitney Resigns, RACP seeks interim CEO

Date published
03 Apr 2024
Description
RACP CEO Lee Whitney resigns, after forming the view that the agenda of the RACP would be best addressed by a CEO with a specific focus on governance reform.

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International Women's Day event

Date published
25 Mar 2024
Description
Thank you to those who attended our recent International Women's Day event. We appreciate you taking the time out of your busy lives to discuss the successes and challenges of being a woman in medicine. Thank you for contributing to this important discussion and for sharing your insights.

Consultation: RACP Drug Policy Position Statement

Date published
20 Mar 2024
Description
​The Drug Policy Working Group has developed a draft Position Statement which outlines the College’s position on effective drug policy including preventative and harm reduction measures, evidence-based treatment services and regulatory options to reduce harm from substance use. This draft Position Statement provides the rationale and evidence for a health-focused approach to inform policy development by governments and organisations across Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Welcome changes for Advanced Trainees

Date published
07 Mar 2024
Description
Based on helpful feedback from trainees, recent changes have been made regarding the Advanced Training Research Project (ATRP), designed to provide more flexibility and address marking outcome delays. Read more about the policies that have been updated, and how Fellows can join our pool of ATRP reviewers.

2024 influenza vaccination information for health professionals

Date published
06 Mar 2024
Description
The 2024 National Immunisation Program (NIP) influenza vaccines will be available to order from April 2024, subject to local supply arrangements. Please note that the timing of availability of NIP influenza vaccines may vary from privately purchased vaccines.

Attention all supervisors: Watch the recording of the powerful Culturally Safe Supervision and the Referendum Webinar now

Date published
06 Mar 2024
Description
Watch this webinar recording to hear from the panel of experts Wendy Edmondson, Dr Kimberley Male and Dr Louis Peachey. They discuss the Referendum's impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander trainees and learn how as supervisors you can provide culturally safe support.

New program to support medicines repurposing

Date published
04 Mar 2024
Description
The Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care has commenced a new Medicines Repurposing Program (MRP) to expand treatment options and improve health outcomes for Australians.

International Women’s Day 2024

Date published
04 Mar 2024
Description
The theme for International Women’s Day 2024 on Friday, 8 March is 'Count Her In: Invest in Women. Accelerate Progress'. In support of this year's theme, the College is hosting a number of events and promotional activities for our members to enjoy.

Seeking experts for RACP Congress

Date published
29 Feb 2024
Description
We are looking for members who would like to get involved at the Ask an Expert meetings at RACP Congress. Attendees can book in meetings with experts about a range of topics to help them with their career.

College Policy & Advocacy Council 2023 Q4 Report

Date published
26 Feb 2024
Description
The Policy & Advocacy 2023 Q4 Report is now available, which covers highlights, focus areas, Aotearoa New Zealand advocacy, Australian state and territory advocacy, policy submissions, stakeholder meetings, government relations, and more.

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Advancing Women in Healthcare Leadership update

Date published
19 Feb 2024
Description
The Advancing Women in Healthcare Leadership national initiative recognises that financial security is fundamental to optimal health and wellbeing. Please read this update with their program of activities, which includes scholarships, a webinar and more.

MBS update: Department of Health and Aged Care

Date published
19 Feb 2024
Description
The Department of Health and Aged Care (the department) is responsible for ensuring the integrity of Australian Government health program payments. The department if undertaking a compliance activity that may affect RACP members.
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