RACS is broadly supportive of the direction being taken by the MBA and agrees that the focus of the proposed approach is both appropriate and relevant. It is about supporting those who practise well throughout their careers and identifying those medical practitioners whose practice has deficiencies. RACS affirmed the importance and need for a system-wide approach to improving oversight and remediation of underperforming medical practitioners. RACS is willing to accept responsibility for our professional group and has established and robust systems in place. A revalidation model needs to address how stakeholders can work together to ensure that practitioners who need support, remediation or adjusted scope of practice can be identified reliably and consistently.
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