RACGP expert committees

02 Expert committees

The RACGP expert committees (RECs) provide Council with information and advice on issues in general practice, and oversee the implementation of initiatives developed in accordance with the RACGP's strategic plan. The committees support the development of a program of work at the beginning of each triennium in the committees' respective areas of expertise.

RACGP Expert Committee – General Practice Advocacy and Funding

RACGP Expert Committee – General Practice Advocacy and Funding

In addition to the annual preparation of the RACGP pre-budget submission, overviews of the federal Budget and the Mid-Year Economic and Financial Outlook (MYEFO), and producing the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) fee summary, the REC–GPAF continued to lead advocacy relating to Medicare.

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RACGP Expert Committee – Standards for General Practices

RACGP Expert Committee – Standards for General Practices

The RACGP Expert Committee – Standards for General Practices was pleased to launch the Standards (5th edition) at GP17.

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RACGP Expert Committee – <br>eHealth and Practice Systems

RACGP Expert Committee –
eHealth and Practice Systems

The REC–eH&PS developed a number of resources throughout the past year, and hosted the third annual eHealth Forum, bringing together leaders in eHealth, general practice and government to share ideas on the future of digital healthcare.

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RACGP Expert Committee – <br>Quality Care

RACGP Expert Committee –
Quality Care

The REC–QC continues to develop evidence-based resources to help GPs and practices provide patients with high-quality care. REC–QC also provides the RACGP with advice and direction on a wide range of matters of clinical significance, including responding to government and stakeholder consultations, and the ongoing leadership and management of the RACGP’s representative and endorsement programs.

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RACGP Expert Committee –<br> Pre-Fellowship Education

RACGP Expert Committee –
Pre-Fellowship Education

It has been a very busy year for the REC–PreFE in 2017–18. Key activities have included input into development of the new Practice Experience Program, a support program for non–vocationally registered doctors to assist them in the transition to Fellowship.

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RACGP Expert Committee –<br> Post-Fellowship Education

RACGP Expert Committee –
Post-Fellowship Education

The REC–PostFE has in the last year provided guidance to the RACGP around a number of key initiatives.

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RACGP Expert Committee – Research

RACGP Expert Committee – Research

The REC–R aims to establish a profile for general practice research, promote its uniqueness and its importance to clinical practice, and advocate for its support.

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