Published Articles

'Highly efficacious' shingles vaccine excluded from NIP

The vaccine's cost and long-term effectiveness remain in doubt, says the PBAC.
18 December 2018

Medicare to fund MRIs for pregnant women

Women with suspected fetal abnormalities will be eligible for a subsidised scan.
18 December 2018

Legal action against clinic selling peptides direct to public

It's alleged the Sydney clinic promoted the treatment for a range of serious conditions, including anxiety and depression.
18 December 2018

New advice to improve hospital-GP communication

Current efforts are inconsistent and too often fail to meet best practice, says AMA president.
18 December 2018

2018: The year in review

The controversies and injustices highlighted the importance of caring for doctors.
18 December 2018

Hunt unveils aged care rebate boost in mini-budget

From 1 March, GPs will see an effective increase in rebates when making aged care visits.
17 December 2018

Doctors urge PM to legislate staffing ratios in nursing homes

The call comes on the back of several incidents involving alleged abuse of residents.
17 December 2018

Explainer: Will new mandatory reporting rules reassure GPs?

AusDoc speaks with Avant's Georgie Haysom on the legislation currently being considered in Queensland.
17 December 2018

Conceiving with endometriosis easier than first thought

GPs can tell these women that infertility is not common, say researchers.
17 December 2018

HPOS: use it or lose it, GPs told

The warning is in response to last year's apparent data hack.
13 December 2018