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May 27

Eastern Victoria GP Training is proud to acknowledge and be part of National Reconciliation Week.  Each year National Reconciliation Week is held from 27 May to 3 June.  These two dates are significant milestones in Australia’s reconciliation journey.    27 May 1967 – more than 90% of Australians voted ‘yes’ in a referendum to give the Australian Government the power to make laws for Aboriginal peoples and to include Aboriginal peoples in the Census.   3 June 1992 – the High Court recognised native title in the landmark Mabo v Queensland case, busting…

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Apr 21

EV GP Training had a busy and productive year in 2019. We continued to innovate and look to the future with college led training in our sights. EV successfully managed 388 registrars across 206 practices, enhancing our AGPT program through research and continued quality improvements. Some key highlights included co-hosting GPTEC 2019, the EV Awards, staff recognition in State and National awards, RAP achievements, investment in people and culture, and our ongoing partnerships with both GP Colleges. Click here to…

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Apr 15

On behalf of the Board I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Mark Rowe as the new EV GP Training (EV) Chief Executive Officer commencing Monday 27 April 2020. Mark has extensive experience in General Practice education and training. His previous role was as General Manager, Educational Services at RACGP for over 5 years and prior to this he was CEO of Victorian Metropolitan Alliance for over 12 years. Mark’s experience and knowledge will be very valuable as we continue…

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Apr 03

Next week on Tuesday, 7 April, RACGP will be hosting a webinar on their application and selection process featuring the Victorian RTOs. You will hear from an EV Registrar and the MCCC Program Manager. We hope to see you there. If you’re looking for information before then, check out our applicant guide here! or Click here to view all AGPT information events. 

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Apr 03

Due to the cancellation of the Victorian Rural Health Conference, alternative arrangements will be made for the Victorian Rural Health Awards. We appreciate the patience of those who nominated and further announcements about the awards will be made shortly.   More information can be found here. 

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Mar 29

The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) welcomes the expansion of telehealth services and bulk-billing incentives announced by the Australian Government today. ACRRM President Dr Ewen McPhee says these changes will significantly increase the capacity of the rural health system, particularly in general practice. “This is a great step forward,” Dr McPhee says, “and demonstrates the government is listening to rural and remote practitioners. – ACRRM For the full article, click here. 

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Mar 29

“In the most far-reaching change for general practice in a generation, telehealth will be broadened to include all Australians and new incentives introduced to keep GPs and patients safe during the pandemic.” – News GP For more information, access the original article here. 

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Mar 18

EV GP Training is committed to the Health and Safety of our staff, stakeholders and the broader community. For this reason, we have temporarily moved all workshops to online learning. We have also closed our offices, so staff will now be working from the comfort of their own homes. If you need to contact us, please visit the Key Program Contacts page. In amongst this rapidly changing environment, EV has been in regular contact with our stakeholders about the impact the…

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Mar 13

ACRRM supports clear communication and welcomes health package to support COVID-19. ACRRM has advocated that regular, clear and consistent messaging for health professionals and the general public is vital to managing the outbreak of COVID-19. Read the release here. Following this, and the World Health Organisation (WHO) declaring the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, ACRRM has welcomed the government’s announcement of a $2.4 billion health package. ACRRM President Dr Ewen McPhee says this will assist to reduce the impact of COVID-19…

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