Published Articles

Revealed: New rules on sexual boundaries between doctors and patients

Medical board's latest guidelines include a section on physical examinations.
28 November 2018

Ethically vexed? Charlie Teo and crowdfunding for treatments of last resort

Comment: Public appeals for life-saving surgery are on the rise, but are they worth it?
01 November 2018

Hospitals told: Don't write to GPs, write to patients

This should help patients better understand what's going on, says new UK guidance.
07 September 2018

Patients say the funniest things to GPs

Real stories that might just tickle your funny bone.
06 September 2018

Health ministers move to give patients right to appeal AHPRA decisions

Other proposals include allowing non-doctors to chair the board
23 August 2018

Relationships matter - why patients love their GPs

Survey findings are a 'success story' for general practice
03 August 2018

My Health Record opt-out: 'I don't think it's gone well'

The My Health Record website crashed on Monday after patients flocked to the site to opt out of having a record automatically created for them come November.
17 July 2018

Chaperone admits to leaving accused GP alone with female patients

A practice nurse who agreed to chaperone a GP charged with indecent assault has been suspended after admitting that she left him alone to treat female patients
10 July 2018

Embattled HealthEngine boss talks to Aus Doc

Scandal-hit booking website HealthEngine says it is excising the parts of the business that have caused it so much drama over the past month
06 July 2018

HealthEngine accused of breaking privacy laws by handing patient data to law firm

Booking website HealthEngine may have broken Australian privacy laws by handing over information about hundreds of patients to personal injury lawyers
28 June 2018