Delivering professional care and practice management 

As a GP there are many aspects involved in running a practice and maintaining your professional responsibilities

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Palliative care practice

There are a wide range of resources that can help develop skills and knowledge in palliative care. Sometimes palliative care can be challenging. There are a wide range of resources that can help develop skills and knowledge in palliative care. Shared care arrangements with palliative care services are also common.

GPs need to be aware of the difficulties that can arise from clinical uncertainties and feelings of helplessness when caring for a dying person. Clinical strategies for professional self-care can reduce the risk of burnout.

Understanding how to incorporate palliative care into your practice arrangements is also an important part of your responsibilities. Palliative care practice in primary care is supported through MBS items and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

Last updated 24 August 2021