From 3 September 2018, the RACGP’s Specialist Pathway Program (SPP) is being replaced by the Specialist Recognition Program (SRP). To be assessed under the current SPP arrangements, you must create a RACGP profile and pay the assessment fee by 31st August 2018. Read our blog for full details.
OMPs programs are changing for non-VR GPs. As part of the Stronger Rural Health Strategy announced in the 2018-19 Budget, the Government is reforming Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item fee arrangements. Find out what is changing and when.
Seven UK and Irish doctors reveal why they made the life-changing move to Australia to advance their medical careers.
The recent federal budget offers an apparent windfall for the Australian taxpayer - a $400 million saving for the country thanks to a reduced intake of overseas doctors by 200 per annum.
The much-maligned overseas trained doctor makes an easy scapegoat, blamed for everything from costing too much to providing a lower standard of care, despite little evidence to support either claim.
Finding a job is only half the story. Truth is, you can’t work as a doctor in Australia unless you’re fully registered, appropriately indemnified and have billing rights. And you can’t even set foot in the country until you have the right work visa.