Accreditation is the assessment of a general practice against the requirements outlined in the Standards of General Practice written and published by the Royal Australian College of General Practice (RACGP) 5th Edition Standards The Standards of General Practice are considered the benchmark for Australian practices. 



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Central and Eastern Sydney PHN offers support for general practices going through accreditation process including:

  • Providing advice and support on meeting and understanding the RACGP accreditation standards
  • Provision of templates and resources
  • Advising on key aspects of accreditation including infection control, sterilisation and cold chain managementsupplying resources
  • Delivering mock accreditation visits prior to a practice’s survey visit
  • Facilitating on-site training sessions for health professionals and administration staff


What does the Accreditation Process Involve? 

Whether your practice is seeking accreditation for the first time or more, we are able to tailor support to help you through the whole accreditation process that involves the following:

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There are four accreditation bodies for general practice. 

AGPAL - Australian General Practices Accreditation Limited
Level 1, 65 Park Road (PO Box 2058) Milton QLD 4064
Ph: 1300 362 111
Fax: 1300 362 110

    Global Mark Pty Ltd
    Suite 4.07 32 Delhi Road, North Ryde NSW 2113
    Ph: 1300 766 509/02 9886 0222
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    QPA - Accreditation Plus
    95-97 Sheridan Street, Gundagai NSW 2722
    Ph: 1800 188 088
    Fax: 1800 644 807
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    The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards
    5 Macarthur Street, Ultimo NSW 2007
    Ph:02 9281 9955
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