Published by GPEx on May 3, 2019

GP Training in safe hands with RACGP and RTOs

A celebrated announcement from the Board of the RACGP to continue working with the Regional Training Organisations (RTO) to train GP registrars into the future, is warmly welcomed by GPEx.

GPEx, the Regional Training Organisation responsible for delivering GP Training in South Australia, sees the RACGP Board’s determination to work with RTOs into the future, to train GP registrars will ensure that Australia continues to have a strong, committed, passionate and skilled GP workforce going forward.

CEO of GPEx, Christine Cook says, “this decision has immense flow on effects for rural and remote communities to access medical services. GPEx is unwavering in its mission to deliver high quality, responsive and forward-thinking education and training to provide South Australia with a skilled and sustainable general practice workforce. We look forward to closely collaborating with the RACGP in shaping the future of the profession.”

The significance of the announcement provides confidence and assurance to the general practice sector of an on-going commitment to the regionalised vocational training model.