Dealing with GP Fellowship post-exam blues

You’ve done it! You’ve spent months preparing for your GP Fellowship exams and it’s finally over. Now what? You’re likely feeling relieved that the prolonged KFP, MCQ/AKT or CCE study period has finished and hopefully quietly confident that you’ve passed so you can tick this achievement off your to-do list. You’re looking forward to moving on to other bigger and […]

Meet Dr Megan Wild

When I was a child, I assumed every doctor delivered babies as well as treated broken wrists and cared for your Nanna in hospital with pneumonia – so naturally, I wanted to do all of these things too! As a GP, every day is different – different patients, presentations and emergencies. It’s satisfying to work […]

Great Year 2021

Updated Advice for the Care of Pregnant Women Dear Obstetric Shared Care GPs, GP Partners and the GP Obstetric Shared Care Team are excited to welcome 2021 and to start the New Year with sharing resources and information to keep you up-to-date and well informed. We are in the process of finalising the 2021 calendar of […]

Meet Dr Martin Altmann

The Altmann family name is synonymous with healthcare in Murray Bridge. Dr Martin Altmann and Dr Fiona Altmann, and before them Martin’s father the late Dr Frank Altmann, have provided GP services to the region over 60 years. Martin took inspiration from his father in choosing his career as a rural generalist. “As a young doctor […]

A change in career, taking general practice to the next level

Dr Donna Weckert wasn’t always a doctor, but once she decided to study medicine, it was all in or not at all. When I started my medical studies,  General Practice was always a strong contender due the scope of practice it provided and so I figured that if I was going to do this, then […]

End of year greetings…

Welcome to the December, and the final issue of the GP Obstetric Shared Care Program’s newsletter for 2020. The details about the novel coronavirus cluster in Wuhan, China began to emerge as the new year 2020 began, but that the cluster would herald a catastrophic global pandemic, with dire consequences was not yet apparent. However, […]

End of Year Greetings…. December 2020

December 2020 2020 has challenged us all to stay close as we keep our distance, to communicate with our eyes as we mask our breath, and to follow the experts as they build new evidence in uncertain times. At GP Partners Australia, we sincerely hope that you have not been too adversely impacted this year […]

A Rural Generalist, for love of community

One of the best things about being a Rural Generalist for Dr Sophie Rymill is the continued relationship one can develop with their patients.  Sophie shares how special it is to be able to provide regular care to someone, admit them to the hospital for their acute issue, and provide a surgical service locally, and […]

Working together to fix the leaks in the GP pipeline

A recent “gathering of the minds” in general practice training has identified strategies to address a shortage of rural GPs and support the growth of the GP pipeline. An initiative of GPEx, the forum was attended by medical and rural clinical schools as well as student, GP supervisor and GP registrar associations, SA Health and […]

Is it worth sitting AKT/MCQ and KFP mock exams? All you need to know

The importance of AKT/MCQ and KFP practice exams with feedback for effective exam preparation Exams can be stressful at the best of times, the RACGP or ACRRM written exams, like the AKT, KFP or MCQ, are no different. You may know people who have failed, you will be aware of the published pass rates, you […]