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Monash University’s Department of General Practice counts some of the most talented researchers and educators in the world among us. As a Department committed to diversity and inclusiveness, we strive to create a supportive and collaborative environment for all staff and students.

The Department is always busy and our calendar of activities involves student and Faculty achievements, Departmental events and developments. Keep up-to-date with all the News and Events at Monash University’s Department of General Practice.

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More say in what to pay? Putting patients in the driver's seat

Delivering high-quality health care with limited funding is increasingly difficult for many GPs. Could the solution be as simple as giving patients more say in what to pay?

Primary and Allied Health Care 16 September, 2020

Questioning quarantine – there are better ways to manage it

As the judicial inquiry continues into quarantine practices at several Melbourne hotels designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 from returning travellers, we are treated to a smorgasbord of tales from witnesses who were housed there or

Primary and Allied Health Care 4 September, 2020

$1.9 million MRFF grant to improve access to medical abortion services in rural and regional areas

In anticipation of Women’s Health Week (7-11 September 2020), the Federal Health Minister, The Hon Greg Hunt, has today announced a $1.9 million MRFF Primary Health Care Research grant for the ORIENT study.

Primary and Allied Health Care 2 September, 2020
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Resources needed for gestational diabetes in South Asian women

Culturally appropriate resources are required to assist with recommended lifestyle modifications to reduce risks for future development of gestational diabetes or type 2 diabetes in Australia’s South Asian communities.

Primary and Allied Health Care 15 July, 2020

Vale - Emeritus Professor Neil Edwin Carson AO

We are sad to announce the passing of one of the pioneers of the Faculty of Medicine, Monash University. Neil Carson attended Box Hill High School and Carey Grammar School where he received the Doery Scholarship. He graduated from Medicine at the

Primary and Allied Health Care 18 June, 2020
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Improving access to early medical abortion amid COVID-19

To mark today’s International Day of Action on Women’s Health (May 28), a newly formed coalition of key stakeholders and clinician experts is advocating rapid policy and practice-based changes to improve the accessibility of early

Primary and Allied Health Care 28 May, 2020

Agents of Change -Transforming Women's Health

With many Australian women still facing significant barriers to accessing contraception and abortion services.

Primary and Allied Health Care 3 March, 2020
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2019 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

Primary and Allied Health Care 19 December, 2019

Registrar of the Year

Congratulations to General Practice’s Dr Pallavi Prathivadi who has been awarded the RACGP 2019 Victorian General Practice Registrar of the Year.

Primary and Allied Health Care 19 December, 2019