RACGP wants to make IMG bureaucracy ‘simpler and cheaper’

The college says it wants the process to be fair for IMGs.
Dr Nicole Higgins
Dr Nicole Higgins.

The RACGP is weighing up changes to IMG assessments, including scrapping a mandatory reflective essay and easing supervised practice requirements for its Fellowship Support Program. 

The college will also consider educating IMGs on Medicare before they arrive in Australia to prepare them more quickly for independent practice.