Guide to Working with General Practice
This guide developed by the Department of Health provides tools, resources and case studies for engagement with GPs.
The Working with General Practice Guide incorporates the Department of Health General Practice Statement. The aim of the Working with General Practice is to provide guidance and practical resources for effective collaboration and interface with general practice.
This includes practical examples of general practice engagement in action and resources for further information.
Purpose and vision
This guide helps Department of Health staff to engage with general practice when developing policy, programs or legislative change, and disseminating information.
When to engage general practice
Clarifying your purpose can help you know whether and when to engage with general practice.
About general practice engagement
General practice engagement is the process of informing, consulting, collaborating or empowering general practice.
Steps to engage with general practice
The steps to engage with general practice include defining your purpose, identifying external organisations, consulting within the department, and developing collaborative relationships.
Factors that support collaboration
Use these techniques to support collaboration with general practice.
General practice organisations
External organisations that represent general practice in Victoria may be able to help you engage.
Reviewed 27 October 2021