Can CPD be done in bad faith and still work?

COMMENT: The Medical Board faces uphill task in persuading doctors its CPD reforms will work

“I hate, hate, hate being pushed around.” This reaction, from Brisbane GP Dr Jane Atkinson, captures the visceral sentiments expressed by many doctors when confronted with the Medical Board of Australia’s vision for the future of CPD.

The board’s consultation paper was slipped out last month on the quiet; there was no media release, no announcement at all. It just appeared on the website.

But as a requirement of registration, it suggests virtually every doctor in Australia must undertake at least