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Dec 21

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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Dec 21

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

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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 08

EV will continue to deliver registrar, supervisor and practice manager workshops online in 2021.1. The workshop delivery for 2021.2 will be decided early next year and will be communicated to all stakeholders as soon as a decision is made.

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Dec 04
Dr Billy Stoupas Dr Billy Stoupas trained with EVGPT and Fellowed in early 2019. He initially took advantage of the flexibility that general practice offered and dropped his hours down to 3 days a week....
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Dec 01

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.

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Nov 24

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 EV Awards.   Supervisor of the Year – Rural: Dr Michael Fitzgerald, Foster Medical Centre  Supervisor of the Year – Metropolitan: Dr Peter Mitchell, Cheltenham Medical Centre  Registrar of the Year – Rural Pathway: Dr Damian Hannon  Registrar of the Year – General Pathway: Dr Cheten Mistry  Training Practice of the Year – Rural: Tanjil Place Medical, Moe  Training Practice of the Year – Metropolitan: Bluff Road Medical Centre, Sandringham  The EV Awards recognise the knowledge, capabilities and commitment of GP training practices, supervisors and registrars across Eastern Victoria. They also recognise the value of GPs in our footprint, celebrating the achievements of exceptional individuals who go above and beyond to care for their patients.  To all the award winners – congratulations and all the best in your future endeavours in the years ahead. Your communities are lucky to have you.  More details on our recipients can be found here. 

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Nov 17

Drs4Drs have launched Every Doctor, Every Setting: A National Framework to guide coordinated action on the mental health of doctors and medical students. Governments, organisations or services and individuals can show support for the implementation of the framework by acting to: • Sign up and support • Identify three immediate actions you can take • Share your support and identified actions • Implement your actions. Find out more here https://www.drs4drs.com.au/resource-hub/

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Nov 14

The Closing the Gap government strategy aims to reduce disadvantage among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as identified by the Council of Australian Governments in 2008. The six targets set at that time in the areas of health, education and employment, were proving difficult to attain – for various reasons such as absence of baseline data and ambitious time frames. Four targets expired in 2018. In December 2016, COAG committed to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to refresh the agenda, promising a strengths based approach and that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples would be at the heart of the development and implementation of the next phase of Closing the Gap. A new agreement between the Coalition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peak Organisations and the Australian Government was launched in July 2020. New targets have been established. See the targets here or access the full report.

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