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Monkeypox virus information

Date published
30 Jun 2022
Description
The Monkeypox (MPX) virus infection is being carefully monitored by the Australian Government Department of Health (the Department) as it unfolds in Australia.

RACP supports Cancer Council Victoria campaign on unhealthy food advertising to children

Date published
28 Jun 2022
Description
​The RACP has endorsed Cancer Council Victoria’s state-wide advocacy campaign, which aims to reduce children’s exposure to unhealthy food and drink advertising as they commute, learn and play.

Tags: eBulletin

Australian Federal Election advocacy

Date published
28 Jun 2022
Description
The RACP will work with the new Australian Government on the improvements in healthcare system and caring industries it has committed to, following strong advocacy from the RACP and other voices.

Changes to COVID-19 Vaccine Claims Scheme

Date published
28 Jun 2022
Description
The Department of Health has made updates to the COVID-19 Vaccine Claims Scheme to provide greater clarity on a number of issues raised by the medical sector and improve Scheme processes.

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health: June 2022

Date published
24 Jun 2022
Description
The June 2022 edition of the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health is now live on the Wiley Online Library website.

Services Australia advice: Access to adaptors beyond 30 June 2022

Date published
23 Jun 2022
Description
Services Australia acknowledged that unforeseen events presented considerable challenges for industry to transition by 13 March 2022. In response to this, Services Australia is pleased to advise that they are allowing a grace period to transition to web services and PRODA. Access to adaptor technology will continue beyond 30 June 2022 (except for Aged Care*).

Internal Medicine Journal: June 2022

Date published
23 Jun 2022
Description
The June 2022 issue of the Internal Medicine Journal (IMJ) is now live. This month’s Editor's Choice is an original article titled A pilot study of a machine-learning tool to assist in the diagnosis of hand arthritis.

Congratulations to our award recipients

Date published
23 Jun 2022
Description
We would like to congratulate the following members, who are recent recipients of RACP medals, awards and prizes.

Pomegranate Health podcast: Coming back from burnout

Date published
23 Jun 2022
Description
Not a day goes by that there isn’t a headline about the over-stretched healthcare service and the struggling professionals within it. It isn’t COVID-19 that has created this situation. The pandemic was just the straw that broke the camel’s back.

Tags: eBulletin | podcast

Gender equity in medicine

Date published
14 Jun 2022
Description
Read the new College report and find out how you can get involved in gender equity in medicine,

Tags: featured

Queen's Birthday Honours 2022

Date published
14 Jun 2022
Description
Congratulations to the 26 RACP Fellows recognised in the 2022 Queen'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.

Tags: featured

The Australian federal election outcome

Date published
01 Jun 2022
Description
The RACP welcomes the new Australian Federal Government, in particular its commitment to the Uluru Statement from the Heart, which we whole-heartedly support. We look forward to the vision of the Statement becoming a reality and supporting First Nations leadership in working with government on closing the gap on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

Tags: eBulletin

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health: May 2022

Date published
25 May 2022
Description
The May 2022 edition of the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health is now live on the Wiley Online Library website.

Tags: eBulletin

Pomegranate podcast: Healthcare in a volatile climate

Date published
25 May 2022
Description
The globe has already warmed by more than one degree Celsius over pre-industrial levels and is on track to exceed two degrees by the end of the century. It doesn’t sound like a lot but this will have profound effects on human health with Australia being particularly vulnerable.

Internal Medicine Journal: May 2022

Date published
24 May 2022
Description
The May 2022 issue of the Internal Medicine Journal (IMJ) is now live on the Wiley Online Library and the RACP website (log in using your RACP login credentials). This month’s Editor's Choice is an original article titled Diabetes in ischaemic stroke in a regional Australian hospital: uncharted territory.

Graphic visual scribe recordings: RACP Congress 2022

Date published
13 May 2022
Description
Its no secret that doctors can have messy writing, so we're here to help you remember the key take-aways of RACP Congress 2022 sessions. With thanks to The Hush Foundation, we're proud to bring you a more inclusive way of remembering some the highlights from this year's Congress, through graphic recordings.

Last chance to register for RACP Congress 2022

Date published
05 May 2022
Description
RACP Congress 2022 is right around the corner, being held 12-14 May. If you can’t join us in person in Melbourne, don't worry. We have virtual tickets available with exclusive access to all recorded sessions. The best part? You can access content for six months.

Paxlovid® for the treatment of COVID-19

Date published
03 May 2022
Description
Paxlovid® will be listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from Sunday, 1 May 2022, as a treatment for COVID-19.

Kids COVID Catch Up Campaign – sign the petition

Date published
03 May 2022
Description
It's time to focus on our kids and help put their futures back on track to achieve their potential.

Practice Analytics Research Posters

Date published
02 May 2022
Description
View the RACP posters and lightning talks for an overview and insight into the preliminary results.
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