Health officials rethinking GP training handover, says RACGP

They have told the college that they are exploring a 'different operational model'.

The Federal Government is exploring a “different operational model” for GP training, confirming claims that it is rethinking the way it will hand back control of the training program to the colleges.

Under an expectation that funding agreements would be signed soon, it has been assumed the RACGP and ACRRM would take over GP training next year.

While the colleges' takeover will still happen, the RACGP's acting censor in chief Dr Tess van Duuren said it was “now clear the Department of Health is seeking a new