North West Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

GP Education

Ramsay Health Care continues our commitment to the ongoing education of general practitioners and the wider medical community through the delivery of our CPD programs.

Ramsay has been a major provider of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) since 2000, offering education across a wide variety of medical and surgical specialties. These activities are delivered in partnership with our specialists and other health care professionals as interactive, practical sessions with a focus on innovation, hands-on involvement, and practical tips.

From 1 January 2023, CPD requirements set by the Medical Board of Australia require all medical professionals to have a CPD home and:

  • Complete an annual Professional Development Plan
  • Undertake 50 hours of CPD per annum :
    • 12.5 hours Educational Activities
    • 25 hours combined
      • Reviewing Performance and Measuring Outcomes
      • Minimum of 5 hours for each category
    • 12.5 hours free choice across any 3 of the above categories

In addition to the above the RACGP requires its membership to Complete Basic Life Support every 3 year cycle.

RACGP CPD