Published Articles

Doctor charged with rape allowed to keep practising

He was suspended over the alleged removal of a condom during initially consensual sex.
15 March 2019

World-first guidelines help GPs manage work-related mental health claims

Aussie researchers have developed diagnostic tools to assess depression, anxiety, PTSD and substance misuse.
14 March 2019

Is mandatory jail the best response to patient violence?

Last year's law change in Victoria means more health workers could be dragged into criminal trials.
07 March 2019

GP's crisis: 'I lost my leg but I'm happy to be alive'

GP Craig Lilienthal didn't think heart surgery would lead to his leg being amputated, but says he's a better doctor for the experience.
07 March 2019

Coroner blames IT system for VTE death

The system, eMeds, is used widely in NSW hospitals.
04 March 2019

Board plans tougher stance on doctors who offer CAM

The proposal would cover the gamut from herbal remedies to experimental stem cell treatments.
18 February 2019

GP banned from claiming item 23 for 3 years

It's a rare move from the Medicare watchdog
24 January 2019

Draft code of conduct 'Orwellian': Murtagh

He joins a chorus of voices speaking out against the proposed changes.
18 January 2019

Christian lobbyists target Medical Board's draft code of conduct

They claim it is pro-intervention for transgender patients.
10 January 2019

GP cleared over death of 'difficult' patient

The coroner found the GP provided suboptimal care but was not ultimately responsible for her patient's death.
08 January 2019