RACGP appoints non-GP as board chair

But college president Dr Harry Nespolon says the move will not distance the college from its members

A non-GP has been chosen as the chair of the RACGP board for the first time in the college’s 61-year history.

Christine Nixon
Christine Nixon.

Former Victoria Police chief Christine Nixon was named chair last Friday, which means she will head the RACGP’s powerful executive committee as well as overseeing the board’s agenda.

RACGP president Dr Harry Nespolon said Ms Nixon had been chosen for her governance experience, which