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Kirsten Hailes

Apr 20

We are very excited to launch our interactive annual report. Our digital report includes both written and video reports. We highlight the fantastic contributions from our staff, medical educators and key partners in our region. The report epitomises and actively demonstrates our ability to innovate. In video interviews, key stakeholders share insights into our partnership and discuss collaborative activities operating in our region. We share our achievements and successes during what was a difficult year and are pleased to say we got through it! We thank all our stakeholders for their support and collaboration throughout 2020. Together we made a fantastic contribution to the health of our communities in Eastern Victoria. To view the report visit www.evannualreport.com.au

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Apr 19

Eastern Victoria GP Training was sad to hear of the passing of Dr Carolyn Royse on 16 April 2021. Many of you will have known her as a dedicated supervisor for many years at Nillumbik and Research Medical Centre. In more recent years she has extended her contribution to training as a Supervisor Liaison Officer and active participant in the Regional Interest Advisory Group. Carolyn’s insights, contributions, and support will be missed at EV. Our condolences are extended to her husband Colin and her family, and the team at Nillumbik and Research Medical Centre.

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Apr 16
Dr Tom Ponsonby, an EVGPT registrar, is undertaking the ACRRM Fellowship pathway. Why did Tom choose rural GP? "There were multiple factors during a year in Foster that brought rural...
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Apr 15
Registrars training with Eastern Victoria GP Training (EVGPT) achieved an overall pass rate of 97% in the recent RACGP Applied Knowledge Test (AKT) - an outstanding result! We congratulate all...
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Mar 25

The GPTEC 2021 Program Committee is seeking GP’s to submit abstracts on research regarding the issues/topics that have arisen in the past 12 months. Abstract submissions close on Monday, 3 May 2021. Find out more.

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Mar 01

Rural Medicine Australia 2021 (RMA21) registrations are open. The theme for the conference this year is Connection, Collaboration and Unity. If you would like to attend, the conference will be held in Perth this year from Wednesday, 20 October to Saturday, 23 October 2021. If you would like to submit an abstract for consideration, you will need to do so by Monday, 10 May 2021. Find out more.

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Jan 28

From January 2021 Professor Neil Spike AM, EV GP Training’s Director of Medical Education and Training, has an adjunct appointment as Professor (Practice) in Rural Health, School of Rural Health, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences with Monash University. “I am delighted to be working with Monash University in this role. It provides an opportunity for EV and Monash University to strengthen relationships to support education, training and research in the region,” says Professor Neil Spike. “The benefits are mutual and consistent with our goals in the region of greater community engagement and providing the right doctor, for the right practice for the right community with the right support,” says Professor Spike. Read the full release here.

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Dec 15

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…

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Dec 09
New Research and Evaluation Manager We are pleased to welcome Dr Angelo D’Amore who commenced in October as EV’s new Research and Evaluation Manager. Angelo brings a wealth of experience in...
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