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June Policy News

POLICY NEWS JUNE 2018 MABEL (Medicine in Australia – balancing employment and life)  There has been a fair bit of attention in the medical media to

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June Research Round Up

RESEARCH ROUNDUP JUNE 2018 In this month’s Research Roundup, we look at some of the latest papers on professionalism including a handy app for students,

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Policy News – March

POLICY NEWS – MARCH 2018 Rural Generalism: the Collingrove Agreement Amazing what a meeting in a wine-growing region and a new face can do for

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Research Roundup – March

RESEARCH ROUNDUP – MARCH 2018 Have you come across MedEdPublish yet? It’s the European Association of Medical Educators’ (AMEE) open access journal. Edited by local

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NTGPE March eNews 2018

Tacit knowledge in general practice – we can know more than we can tell Michael Polanyi, the philosopher, economist and physical chemist said, “I shall

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Glen Wallace

Dr Frank Jones

Frank’s mission: “I want you to be a great GP.” Frank Jones is passionate about the profession of general practice, and instilling the same enthusiasm

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GP Supervisors recognised

Congratulations   In January 54 GP Supervisors were recognised for the service they have provided to their respective communities. Congratulations to; John Hackett – Wonthaggi

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Chair Report February

    Congratulations and Thank You… YOU are valued! 54 GP Supervisors were recognised for the service they have provided to their respective communities on

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Policy News

POLICY NEWS DEC 2017 As we wind down to the end of the year, we look at the latest items in terms of policy including

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December Research Roundup

RESEARCH NEWS – DECEMBER 2017 In this month’s research news we focus in on power dynamics in supervision (“you don’t know the power of the

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November Chair Report

  “The Silverware returns” was the turn of phrase tweeted by the GP community after The Hon. Minister Greg Hunt’s announcement last week that GP

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Teaching plans in place

Teaching plans in place GP Supervisor Marita Long is returning the inspiring mentorship she received as a mature-aged registrar. Marita Long, then aged 36, was

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November Research Roundup

This month we will be unashamedly self-promotional and mention three important projects that GPSA are involved in with the aim of raising the profile of

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November Policy News

November Policy News   As ‘conference season’ comes to a close, there were two items of policy news that have the sector buzzing!   1.

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Chair Report September

It’s Spring… a busy baby time! Historically ABS statistics show that Australian’s birth more frequently in March and you guessed it Spring, which means statistically

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2017 National Supervisor Survey

2017 National Supervisor Survey Thanks to all who participated in the 2017 National Supervisor Satisfaction Survey. Results are currently being analysed but here’s some teasers

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Parental Leave

Parental Leave A common enquiry to the GPSA office is, ‘how do I know if I need to pay parental leave?’ Under the NTCER, Clause

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Supervision seed planted early

Supervision seed planted early GP supervisor Lisa Fraser says registrars should be inspired to build mentoring skills as a stepping stone to becoming supervisors. Lisa

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Policy News September

POLICY NEWS September 2017 WARNING! You are entering a policy news zone free of any references to marriage-equality or dual citizenship. Instead this month’s Policy

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August Chair Report

You communicate more when you’re unhappy… High survey response rates often indicate something is amiss. It’s similar to the old chestnut: “An unhappy person will

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Research Roundup – August

RESEARCH ROUNDUP – August 2017 This month’s Research Roundup features our GPSA Chair, Steve Holmes and the MJA musing on pathology test ordering rates;  the

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Policy News August

POLICY NEWS – August 2017 This month’s Policy News has a focus on rural health policy and research, cost-effectiveness of clinical trials and everyday heroes

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ACRRM – August eNewsletter

Applications for ACRRM Independent Pathway open 21 August 2017 The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine’s (ACRRM) Independent Pathway is an accredited training pathway

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Policy News – July

POLICY NEWS – JUNE 2017 This month’s Policy News has a focus on social media, preventive health and climate change. MBS Taskforce consultation The MBS

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Research Roundup – July

RESEARCH ROUNDUP – June 2017 This month’s Research Roundup looks at articles on cultural safety, feedback-seeking, teaching communication skills, social media and a piece on

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Dr Chris Jenkins

Supervision a fun journey for Chris. Sole principal of Hallett Cove Corner Surgery Chris Jenkins became a GP supervisor 16 years ago to help boost

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Research Roundup – May 2017

Research Roundup – May 2017 This month’s Research Roundup explores the use of Twitter in exam preparation, EPAs, flipped classrooms, interprofessional learning and tips on

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POLICY NEWS MAY 2017

POLICY NEWS MAY 2017 Well there’s only one policy item at this time of year and that of course is the Federal Budget. This year’s

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Dr Danny Byrne

‘Ferrous Man’ has infused fun factor to Danny’s supervision. It’s no coincidence that iron infusion specialist ‘Ferrous Man’ appears at the same registrar training events

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Dr Hubert Van Doorn

Curtain Closing for Long Term Supervisor Hubert Van Doorn’s life as a GP principle and main supervisor in his practice in East Brunswick has drawn

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