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Dr Richard Mayes
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Dr Richard Mayes

The Dancing Doctor teaches value of self-care Leading a flash mob dance in his signature mullet wig has been a joyful step to new health

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Recognition of Service Awards

Recognition of Service Awards Twenty-seven GP supervisors with a combined 470-plus years of service have been recognised so far in 2019 for their long-term commitment

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Chair’s Report August 2019

What is a supervisor worth? GPSA recently compared the programs in relation to practice subsidies, supervisor payment and percentage retention and were astounded by the

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Dr Tiffany Jones
Glen Wallace

Dr Tiffany Jones

Recognition of service shows value of mentorship. Dr Madhara Weerasinghe’s love for general practice is testament to the impact a GP supervisor can have on

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Dr Simon Hosking
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Dr Simon Hosking

Lifelong learning in supervision There is always more to learn as a GP supervisor – even after three decades in the role, according to Queensland

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Chair’s Report July 2019

GP Supervisors: A vital part of General Practice training GP supervisors and their practices have been the cornerstone of the AGPT program since its inception

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Dr Mohammed Sultan

Dr Sultan’s Quest to ensure each registrar reaches their potential GP registrars under Dr Mohammed Sultan’s supervision experience a prime example of cradle-to-grave care in

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Dr Geoff Norman
Glen Wallace

Dr Geoff Norman

Geoff driven to learn and guide. After 36 years as a GP supervisor Dr Geoff Norman is first to admit a supervisor does not need

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Calm Your Chaos

Calm Your Chaos Overwhelm is the result of trying to do everything and not playing to your strengths. GP supervisors typically teach, employ, mentor, manage,

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Chair Report March 2019

A starker jolt than the New Zealand massacre we will hopefully not experience again. We unreservedly share our sympathies with those directly affected with the

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Double time on Sundays?

Double time on Sundays? After hours /work outside of ordinary hours attracts the same base rate of remuneration as in ordinary hours. We recently received

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How should AIR payments be managed?

What are Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) payments Immunisations and the associated actions attract an Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) payment, which falls under the Service Incentive

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Policy News December 2018

POLICY NEWS DECEMBER 2018   New Medical Board guidelines on sexual boundaries The Medical Board of Australia has released new guidelines – Sexual boundaries in

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Policy News November 2018

POLICY NEWS – NOVEMBER 2018 This month in Policy News we look to the areas where future policy will be needed, particularly around….you guessed it!

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Policy News October

Policy News – October Current consultations AHPRA is currently consulting on amendments to the National Law in order to keep the Law up to date

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ACRRM Advertorial October

Become an ACRRM member today The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) is committed to making a positive difference to members through their

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Dr Ewen McPhee
Glen Wallace

Dr Ewen McPhee

Ewen’s mission to train and retain rural doctors. It is difficult to quantify the number of doctors veteran GP supervisor Dr Ewen McPhee has mentored

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Registrar performance awareness

Registrar performance awareness Training practices are boosting patient care and registrar development with the help of GP-designed software package Doctors Control Panel (DCP). Belgrave Medical

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Dr Aline Smith
Glen Wallace

Dr Aline Smith

Peer support key to Aline’s supervision. Long-time GP supervisor Dr Aline Smith is not only passionate about educating the next generation of family doctors, but

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RMA18 Full Program Announced

RMA18 full program announced Rural Medicine Australia 2018 (RMA18) is the peak national event for rural and remote doctors of Australia, presented by the Australian

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Dr Janet and Andrew McDonald

Supervision a shared journey. From sharing the same surname to place of medical practice, Victorian GP supervisors Dr Janet McDonald (pictured left) and Dr Andrew

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Chair Report June 2018

  GP Training… it’s all about quality and managing risk. I marvel at the Australian GP Training System. I marvel because as GP Supervisors we

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