RACGP quadruples price for IMGs to get fellowship recognition

The fee increase from $2000 to $8000 affects doctors with qualifications from overseas countries, such as the UK

The RACGP has quadrupled its fellowship fees for doctors with overseas specialist GP qualifications after losing Federal Government funding. 

Money in wallet

The fee increase, from $2000 to $8000, affects doctors with “substantially comparable” qualifications from the UK, Ireland, Canada and New Zealand, as well as those considered “partially comparable” from countries like the US and Spain. 

It comes after the college ditched automatic fellowship for specialist IMGs in 2019, with eligible doctors instead entering its Practice