EV in partnership with Latrobe Regional Hospital has successfully filled all 15 GP non-core rotations for Gippsland Rural Intern Trainees (GRIT) and 4 rotations for junior doctors in the second postgraduate year (PGY2) for 2021. This program is part of the Rural Junior Doctor Training Innovation initiative funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health. Read the full Media Release here.
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Thank you to everyone in the EV community for your support and hard work this year. Continuing to deliver GP training in 2020 would not have been possible without your commitment. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from everyone at EV. Watch the Christmas Message from our CEO, Dr Mark Rowe on our YouTube Channel. https://youtu.be/L56ETaglru8
Eastern Victoria GP Training (EV) has achieved an excellent result by filling 100% of its training places for 2021 across both rural and general pathways. EV’s training places are spread across Eastern Victoria in metropolitan, outer-metropolitan and rural areas of Eastern Victoria’s footprint. Doctors undertaking the rural pathway spend the majority of their training in our rural region, which is comprised mainly of Gippsland. “Eastern Victoria GP Training is an experienced and well regarded training organisation. We pride ourselves on our quality program, diverse delivery methods and our registrar satisfaction,” says Dr Mark Rowe, CEO. “While this year has had many challenges for our industry and for junior doctors due to COVID-19, we believe that general practice has proven to be an important pillar in primary health care delivery. GPs are at the frontline and are critical in caring for our communities. “To see the high level of interest in training with EV is encouraging for our communities. Our work centres on the GPs in training and the communities they serve throughout our region, and leads to better health…
The Governance Institute has recently released its 2020 annual Ethics Index, revealing eight out of 10 people consider GPs ethical, that is 79% of the population, significantly up from 73% in 2019. There is no doubt that GPs play an important role in all our lives, and it is great to see the profession is so well regarded by the Australian public. Read the article here.