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As the RACGP’s news hub, we report on all the latest general practice developments as they happen. newsGP does not chase clicks, it deals in facts.

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20 minutes ago
. @drbernardshiu is among a growing number of practice owners digging deep to invest in air filtration systems for their practice, but he says there is a need for clearer guidance and support from Government.
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a day ago
A vaccine targeting #Omicron would increase immunity to the strain on both an individual and population level – but the ‘reactive’ measure could consistently leave Australia exposed to future variants, writes Deborah Burnett from @GarvanInstitute .
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2 days ago
It is not unusual to hear of parents ringing 30 or more different specialists seeking an appointment for #ADHD diagnosis and support, writes Dr Andrew Leech. He believes upskilled GPs should be able to step in and help fill treatment gaps.
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3 days ago
New Australian research has found GPs lack education and support around medical billing, which can lead to billing errors, uncovering an urgent need for structural reforms.
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3 days ago
#Novavax is set to become available in Australia next month, but @RACGPPresident Dr Karen Price has said the Federal Government needs to ‘step up’ and provide more support to general practices participating in the #COVID vaccine rollout.
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6 days ago
New Zealand is planning an ambitious push to cut the number of smokers. What do GPs @drhesterwilson and A/Prof Rowena Ivers think of following a similar line in Australia?
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6 days ago
. @RACGP and @GPSynergy have welcomed a new strategic partnership between the organisations, after it was ratified earlier this week. @RACGPPresident sees the move as a ‘vote of confidence’ in the college’s ability to deliver on profession-led training.
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