Accreditation needs broader scope

With practice models continuing to diversify amid the trend towards larger group and multidisciplinary medical centres, both general practice accreditation bodies have forecast significant changes in the next edition of the RACGP’s Standards for general practices.

A number of WA-based practices told MO the present accreditation standards were too narrowly focused on GPs and did not take into account of, or provide quality assurance for, the work undertaken by other health professionals.

Chair of the RACGP’s National Standing

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