Published Articles

GPs ditching unhealthy habits

A generation of doctors who enjoyed a smoke and drink seems to have been relegated to history, according to an Australian Doctor survey that suggests the profession has gone on a health kick.
31 July 2013

Do you practise what you preach?

Australian Doctor's annual reader survey examined whether GPs take their own advice on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Click here to see how far your colleagues practise what they preach.
31 July 2013

Anything but maggots, GP says

Maggot therapy's all very well, but what happens in the case of an over ambitious feeder or an insatiably hungry maggot? That's what the GP winner of this year's reader survey 'What doctor's won't do', wants to know.
25 July 2013

Doctors not averse to a 'nip and a tuck'

More than one in three doctors have had or would consider cosmetic surgery, according to Australian Doctor's annual reader survey. Click here to see part two of 'What doctors won't do'.
24 July 2013

One third of doctors shun PSA tests

One in three male doctors won't undergo PSA screening after 50, while one third of female doctors wouldn't necessarily give up alcohol when pregnant, according to Australian Doctor's annual reader survey. Click here to see what else your peers had to say.
24 July 2013