Published Articles

Heart Foundation responds to GP criticism of new heart check item

Absolute CV risk assessments 'poorly implemented' in primary care.
07 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

Labor reveals its plans for OTC oral contraceptives

The party has also pledged to tackle the problem of patchy abortion access.
06 March 2019

GP forced to drop 'Uber' from consult app

Aussie GP entrepreneur changes app name after ride-sharing firm lodges complaint with Google.
06 March 2019

Concern over calls to shift asthma care from 'GP-centric' model

New discussion paper suggests involving community pharmacists in the development of patients' action plans.
06 March 2019

HIV remission observed in only second patient ever

The second case of remission, 10 years after the first, could be a road map for future gene therapy, say researchers.
05 March 2019

Pharmacy board outlines its prescribing plans

Australia needs more prescribers to make up for a doctor shortage, says the regulator.
05 March 2019

IMG warning: Get ready for new restrictions on working visas

The government claims the reforms will save more than $400 million over the next four years.
05 March 2019

Caution urged over GP tool to assess aspirin bleed risk

It shouldn't automatically trigger a move towards using aspirin for primary prevention, says expert.
05 March 2019