From 1 July 2018, the National Immunisation Program (NIP) schedule will change to include new vaccines and schedule changes. Release Two of the National Cancer Screening Register (NCSR) is now live and operational. The Australian Government is introducing new Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item fee arrangements for non-VR GPs. The new arrangements will affect claims for services provided by these doctors from 1 July 2018. The RACGP Practice Experience Program (PEP) – a new initiative that will support non-vocationally registered (non-VR) doctors currently on the pathway towards Fellowship. Metro South Health updates. SpotOnHealth HealthPathways. Education. Recipe and quote of the week.