Dr David Bradford has led a remarkable life. As a gay man and sexual health physician when HIV first arrived in Australia, he cared for hundreds of patients with AIDS, many of whom have not survived. In this extract from his biography Tell Me I'm OK, he tells of the prejudice he and his patients had to fight within the medical profession itself.
The legal thresholds for police and government agencies to access patients' clinical information on My Health Record are “significantly lower” than those protecting patient records held by doctors, according to advice from the Parliamentary Library
A recent experiment assessed the extent to which 120 medical students in the last two years of their degree relied on the clinical decision support software at the expense of the clinical case they were facing.