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  • Writer's pictureDr Majella Soumakiyan

What does AGPAL Accreditation mean to you as a patient?

Local practice receives the mark of quality as an accredited practice

Raby increased its community health credentials recently when it was successfully accredited against the RACGP 5th Edition Standard. This demonstrates our commitment to quality and safety in general practice.

Raby Medical Centre received this important recognition from Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) - a not-for-profit provider of general practice accreditation services within Australia.

“Achieving accreditation is a major achievement for any practice and a clear demonstration that Raby Medical Centre is striving to improve their level of care to both patients and the community”

- AGPAL Chair, Dr Richard Choong

To achieve accreditation, the team worked over a 12-month period to implement the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Standards for general practices. The RACGP Standards provide a recognised national benchmark for general practices and services, and a template for quality care and risk management.

The RACGP Standard covers a number important areas we demonstrated capability. I wanted to share some of the key ones that would positively affect you as a patient

  • Clinical processes that focus on patient outcomes

  • Safety of the premises

  • Cold chain management, assuring effectiveness of vaccines

  • Patient privacy and health data security

  • And above all, a culture of continuous improvement

Raby Medical Centre proudly displays the "AGPAL accredited" signage onsite. Next time you visit us, you know what this means to the services you receive.

Raby Medical Centre, located at 138 Thunderbolt Drive, Raby NSW 256. We offer a range of medical services to you and your family.

Contact: Raby Medical Centre

AGPAL is the leading not-for-profit provider in general practice accreditation services; for further information on AGPAL please visit or free call 1300 362 111.

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