The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Standards for general practices 4th edition are developed and owned by the RACGP . In development of the Standards, the RACGP seeks industry and public consultation and has a National Expert Committee on Standards for general practices.
The 4th edition consists of 15 Standards which have related Criterion and Indicators. A number of indicators are flagged, which means it is mandatory to achieve these for accreditation.
The Standards are applicable to general practice, medical deputising services, after-hours services, Aboriginal medical services and Royal Flying Doctor services.
AGPAL General Practice Accreditation
Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL), accredits general practices. AGPAL is a not-for-profit leading independent provider of accreditation services, approved by the industry to accredit general practices against the RACGP Standards.
AGPAL provides practices with a comprehensive accreditation program that supports to deliver quality and safe health care to patients.