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Jun 25
CEO Update Welcome to the winter edition of EV news.  2020 has had a challenging start.  The summer bushfires throughout the state were particularly devastating in Gippsland. Our communities were...
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Jun 25
Registrar Placements in Aboriginal Health Services  Four registrars are on part-time placement in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) in Semester 1, 2020 - placed at three of our active services. They will...
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Jun 25
RLO Update Hello registrars, what a start to 2020. It hasn’t been just a challenging one for established GPs but also a particularly tricky time for GPs in training: from changes in face to face learning;...
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Jun 25

Intern GP Rotation (IGPPP) – Orientation Lunch In January, an Orientation lunch was held at the Tinamba Hotel for the new cohort of interns from the Gippsland Rural Intern Training Program. These interns will undertake a GP rotation this year. The program was hosted by Dr Kelly Seach with Practice Managers and Supervisors attending from Breed St Clinic, Heyfield Medical Centre and Maffra Medical Group.  All 15 interns attended and had the opportunity to listen to a number of speakers including Professor Marlene Drysdale who spoke about the history of Aboriginals in Gippsland and Aboriginal Health. Dr Damian Hannon, EV Registrar and Registrar Medical Educator spoke with his RLO and GPRA ‘Future GP Program’ hat on. Dr Stacey Smith who was in their shoes 12 months again spoke about her experience and why she has now joined the GP Rural pathway with EV. Thank you to all staff involved from EV and the practices, this was an invaluable opportunity for the interns – which was appreciated by all.   GPO & GPA Rural Generalist Trainee Statewide Workshop – Ballarat The…

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Jun 25
Practice Manager Support EV held three Practice Manager Professional Development sessions via zoom. The sessions focussed on self-care for personal and professional wellbeing facilitated by Dr Caroline Johnson.  PM Connect...
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Jun 25
Research With the departures of James Brown and Cat Kirby, the EV research team have been busy reporting completed projects, continuing existing projects and submitting new ones.  Completed projects Transition...
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Jun 25
Abnormal is becoming so common, it’s practically normal……  AGPT  There has been no area of the community and what we do as a profession that has not been significantly affected by the...
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Dec 11
Medical education As the term ends The Week 20 Feedback Reports by registrars and supervisors are due no later than 20 December. So now is the time discuss and complete...
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Dec 11
Welcome to our final Newsletter of 2019. Our GP training community delivered over five hundred training terms during 2019. Each placement is unique – be it location, scope of practice,...
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