Published Articles

Former RACGP president starts 'exciting' new island GP role

Dr Bastian Seidel will lead a team of doctors at a medical centre on Bruny Island.
12 December 2018

Ollo Health, Olovus and Open House Clinics were rejected ... here's what GP corporate Primary will be called now

It appears company bosses rejected 'Olovus' and 'Open House Clinics'.
19 October 2018

Vale Dr Julian Tudor Hart: Professor Max Kamien pays tribute to GP revolutionary

Dr Julian Tudor Hart has died aged 91. He was one of the 20th-century’s leading thinkers about improving healthcare in the discipline of general practice and family medicine
19 July 2018

GPs to offer free meningococcal B vaccine

From October, GPs in SA will be able to provide free meningococcal B vaccines to children under four, under the state government's immunisation program
05 July 2018

Revealed: the results of the health department’s secret GP letter experiment

A secret behavioural experiment on GPs designed to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescribing resulted in 126,000 fewer scripts being filled, the Health Department has revealed
29 June 2018

Patients' negative reviews edited out of GP booking site

Australia’s largest booking website for GP clinics has defended editing negative patient reviews so that only positive accounts make it online
12 June 2018

Doctors' crazy socks flood Twitter as campaign hits new heights

#CrazySocks4Docs was trending on Twitter today as medical professionals and students flooded social media with photos of their brightly coloured and mismatched pairs of socks to raise awareness of mental health issues in their profession.
01 June 2018

Crazy Socks 4 Docs returns - here's how to get involved

Crazy Socks for Docs is back. The social media awareness campaign, which runs this Friday, 1 June, was launched to raise awareness of mental health issues in the medical profession following a series of suicides.
29 May 2018

GP clinic apologetic after gendered billing policy ignites Twitter tumult

A Melbourne clinic that charges $7 more per consult to see its female GPs has apologised after being rebuked by the Federal Minister for Health, but says it has nothing to do with gender.
25 May 2018