Rival CPD register garnering support

Doctors are rallying to fight the RACGP's "outrageous" CPD fee for non-members, by setting up a rival organisation to collect the points.

The group, called CPDdoctor, will hold its inaugural meeting on 7 August in Melbourne to discuss ways to beat the price the college charges non-members for its Quality Improvement and CPD program from next year.

The cost of taking part in the program is covered in the RACGP membership fees, but non-members will be charged $675 from next year — an increase of 30% on