RACGP The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has launched updated clinical guidelines for the care of older people – for the first time covering issues such as elder abuse and concerns in the care of older marginalised groups. RACGP aged care clinical guide (Silver Book) Part B, released Wednesday 15 th January, is significantly expanded in scope and content from past editions, having first been developed 20 years ago. RACGP President Dr Harry Nespolon said it was an important update to the Silver Book – the go-to guide for GPs caring for older people across Australia. “GP’s have a critical role in ensuring the health and wellbeing of older people; they are at the frontline of care and we know they’ll be caring for older people more and more into the future. “Statistics show that already, more than one in three GP–patient encounters are with people aged […]