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2018 AGPAL and QIP Excellence Awards - CSMC Finalist for General Practice of the Year.

Collins Street Medical Centre has been announced as a finalist in the 2018 AGPAL and QIP Excellence Awards in the AGPAL General Practice of the Year category!

Finalist for the AGPAL Chair General Practice of the Year category (2015-2017)

The Excellence Winner and Highly Commended Recipient will be announced at the AGPAL & QIP 2018 Conference Gala Dinner on Friday 18 May 2018, at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne.


In April 2018, Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) announced the finalists for the AGPAL and QIP Excellence Awards. Collins Street Medical Centre was announced as one of the finalists in the AGPAL General Practice of the Year Award category.

Across Australia, there are many general practices making a daily commitment to providing high-quality health care. The AGPAL Group of Companies acknowledges, appreciates and is committed to recognising the dedication and continuing effort of these practice teams make towards quality improvement.

Dr Stephen Clark, Group Chief Executive of the AGPAL Group of Companies, said that AGPAL had received a number of outstanding nominations from AGPAL accredited general practices.

“The AGPAL and QIP Excellence Awards recognise and reward the commitment that general practices make to quality improvement within a health care setting. The nominations process has allowed me the privilege to gain a unique insight into the inspiring achievements taking place within the health care environment” he said.

"I thank all those practices who shared their inspiring and innovative stories of quality improvement. Congratulations to Collins Street Medical Centre for being selected as a finalist for the AGPAL General Practice of the Year Award” Dr Clark said.

To be selected as a finalist, Collins Street Medical Centre had to submit a nomination form self-assessing against key criteria. The judging process was vigorous with a large number of nominations received.

The Excellence and Highly Commended recipients of the AGPAL General Practice of the Year Award will be announced at the AGPAL and QIP 2018 Conference in Melbourne. The AGPAL and QIP Excellence Awards will be presented at the Conference Gala Dinner at on Friday 18 May 2018.

2018 marks a milestone for both AGPAL and the general practice sector as a whole, as we come together to celebrate 21 years of AGPAL accreditation. As a not-for-profit organisation, AGPAL is dedicated to delivering accreditation services and supporting general practices on their journey of continuous quality improvement and remains Australia’s leading general practice accreditation provider.