Antony Scholefield

Antony Scholefield

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Published Articles

Want to know how much the RACGP's big boss earns?

Put it this way: In less than two years, she'd have no need to play 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire'.
20 September 2018

Negative colonoscopy means FOBT can be delayed for four years

Simultaneously, a new clinical guide aims to standardise hospital reports to GPs.
20 September 2018

Proposed PPI restrictions scrapped after doctor backlash

No endoscopies necessary for repeat scripts of standard doses.
19 September 2018

Cochrane in crisis: co-founder expelled, four more resign

Professor Peter G√łtzsche had criticised Cochrane's HPV vaccine review.
18 September 2018

Push to offer Health Care Homes to all patients

Policy experts still see life in the moribund trial.
17 September 2018

Doctors at risk for refusing inappropriate treatment under draft medical board code

Medical defence organisation sounds alarm on clauses for 'culturally safe and respectful practice'
14 September 2018

Doctors, prepare to cough up extra cash to pay for your rego

There's a 3% increase looming, but it could be worse: nurses and pharmacists face hikes higher than the rate of indexation.
13 September 2018

TGA rejects sildenafil OTC application

Downscheduling could delay diagnosis of CVD, committee concludes.
12 September 2018

'Tough' new laws to protect against medicine shortages pass Senate

Pharma companies will have two days to alert the TGA, or face $210k fine.
11 September 2018

GP found not guilty of seven assaults due to mental illness

'Bizarre' behaviour included coming to work with a teddy and pulling himself along the floor.
11 September 2018