Accreditation under the NGPA Scheme
Accreditation provides assurances to the community that a general practice meets expected standards for safety and quality. It is a formal program in which trained independent reviewers assess a general practice’s evidence of implementation of the RACGP Standards for general practices and the RACGP Standards for point-of-care testing.
Assessments under the NGPA Scheme are conducted by an accrediting agency approved by the Commission. Once the general practice has entered a contractual arrangement with an accrediting agency of their choice, the assessment process will involve: