The general practitioner supervisor is a key element of the apprenticeship model, ensuring the development of a strong and capable GP workforce
Of all medical disciplines in Australia, training for the specialty of general practice has undergone the most change over the past 50 years. Before 1973, there was no training program for general practice at all. Since then, a succession of policy changes will ultimately result in all doctors working in general practice either having a specialty qualification (Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners [RACGP] or Fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine [ACCRM]) or being in a recognised program training towards one.
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