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
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.
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.
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.
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…