Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

GP Education

Ramsay Health Care continues our commitment to the ongoing education of general practitioners and the wider medical community through the delivery of our CPD programs.

Ramsay has been a major provider of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) since 2000, offering education across a wide variety of medical and surgical specialties. These activities are delivered in partnership with our specialists and other health care professionals as interactive, practical sessions with a focus on innovation, hands-on involvement, and practical tips.

From 1 January 2023, CPD requirements set by the Medical Board of Australia require all medical professionals to have a CPD home and:

  • Complete an annual Professional Development Plan
  • Undertake 50 hours of CPD per annum :
    • 12.5 hours Educational Activities
    • 25 hours combined
      • Reviewing Performance and Measuring Outcomes
      • Minimum of 5 hours for each category
    • 12.5 hours free choice across any 3 of the above categories

In addition to the above the RACGP requires its membership to Complete Basic Life Support every 3 year cycle.



Quick smart - quick cancer updates, smart round table cases

• Patient suitability for lung cancer surgery and surgical work-up

• Lung cancer systemic therapy

• Bariatric surgery and its impact on cancer incidence

• Stomach cancer update


Dr Allen James - Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Dr Nicholas Zdenkowski - Medical Oncology
Dr Simon Whitcher - General Surgery
Dr Patrick McQuillan - General Surgery

When 18 May 2024 08:30 AM
Where Semillon Room
Rydges Resort Hunter Valley
430 Wine Country Drive
Lovedale NSW 2325
RSVP 10 May 2024
Quick smart - quick cancer updates, smart round table cases
Semillon Room, Rydges Resort Hunter Valley, 430 Wine Country Drive, Lovedale NSW 2325
18 May 2024 08:30 AM
Mark Harrison
27 seats available. Register online Download Program

Call Mark Harrison
0418 856 363


CPD Hours: RACGP CPD Approved Activity – Educational Activity 1.5 hours and Reviewing Performance 1 hour