Sharing practices’ passion for delivering improved healthcare outcomes for members of the Australian community, AGPAL has developed a large range of resources to support these healthcare providers in enhancing the safety and quality of care delivered within their practices. Available resources include education and training materials, customisable templates, information sheets and publications relating to the RACGP Standards and accreditation requirements, promotional items to showcase a practice’s accreditation status, industry news and events, and case studies for peer to peer learning.
Discover all the specific benefits of our resources below.
Education and Training
Making it Better e-Learning Series
Focusing on areas within the RACGP Standards for general practices 4th edition, tips for meeting the requirements of accreditation directly from our surveyors, and information for professional development, APGAL’s interactive web videos are informative and accessible to the entire practice team.
Packed full of the latest industry news and events, easy to understand articles on specific RACGP Standards and related resources, AGPAL’s magazine, Quality News, is a welcome addition to our practices’ resource libraries.
Quality News, is distributed in hardcopy and available in electronic format to all AGPAL clients.
To assist practices in meeting the Standards, AGPAL has developed a suite of customisable templates to download, edit and use within your practice as well as a range of information sheets which break down accreditation
Gain 24/7 access to AGPAL’s online learning modules. AGPAL’s Quality Toolbox Series provides practice teams with snippets of information around the RACGP Standards for general practices requirements and other practice relevant information, in easy to understand formats.
To celebrate quality improvement and accreditation achievements within the industry, AGPAL is dedicated to highlighting and sharing informative case studies from practices who have undergone AGPAL accreditation.
To support continuing development of our education and training options, as well as our resources, client feedback is encouraged and welcomed. We view all types of feedback as a positive step and contribution toward our ongoing quality improvement activities.
To support practices throughout their accreditation and quality improvement journey, and to ensure the experience is a positive one, AGPAL has developed a number of unique innovative systems and solutions to streamline and simplify the accreditation process.
To streamline accreditation preparation (including self-assessment), and to provide practices with a level of flexibility, AGPAL has developed their own accreditation software, AccreditationPro.
AccreditationPro minimises time and effort for practices, offering easy links to resources and the ability to create action plans which can be used to assist with quality improvement activities. AccreditationPro also allows for allocation of tasks to individual members of the practice team and provides quantitative benchmarks against which performance can be measured for individual practices.
AccreditationPro is available exclusively to APGAL clients.
AGPAL accredited practices are proud of sharing their accredited status once accreditation has been awarded. To support them in promoting this status to their patients and members of their local community, we provide them with a range of marketing materials for their use. Once a practice becomes AGPAL accredited they receive:
An accreditation certificate – A3 framed certificate
A customisable media release to promote their achievements via local media outlets and community communication platforms
Window stickers to reassure patients of the practice’s commitment to quality and safety when the visit the practice
An electronic accreditation symbol to display across the practice’s offline and online marketing collateral
April 21st, 2017Comments Off on IMPORTANT – PIP eHealth Incentive Compliance
The Department of Health is investigating compliance with the PIP eHealth Incentive. The Department is particularly concerned about ensuring Australian general practices upload sufficient numbers of patient Shared Health Summaries.
There are a number of general practices within Australia reaching incredible milestones and embedding improved safety and quality activities within their practice’s. These achievements deserved to be recognised.
Practices are supported and encouraged to share their quality improvement and accreditation journeys with industry peers, stakeholders and members of their local community. AGPAL provides the opportunity for practices to share their stories, with each case study providing a wealth of knowledge, expertise, tips and recommendations for use by other practices.
To read inspiring stories from within the general practice environment, click on the case studies below.
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