Published Articles

Kidnapping ring 'mastermind' GP released on bail

The Grafton GP says he's looking forward to the truth coming out.
11 December 2018

Medicare relief for patients with severe eating disorders

Doctors will be able to refer for up to 40 psychological services and 20 with a dietitian each year.
10 December 2018

GPs urged to prescribe omega-3 fatty acids in pregnancy

The call comes as a Cochrane review reports the supplements clearly lower the risk of preterm birth.
06 December 2018

Pharmacist jailed for diverting HPV vaccines to China

Kathy Gong claimed she was trying to help women, but made $30,000 in profit, says magistrate.
29 November 2018

Boy with diabetes died after days of 'slapping therapy', jury told

Self-help practitioner said boy's increasing vomiting was 'proof' toxins were leaving his body, it's alleged.
28 November 2018

Dr Kerryn Phelps pays tribute to general practice in her maiden speech

Former AMA president will 'draw on her experience and skills as a doctor' in parliament.
27 November 2018

Man who punched surgeon guilty of manslaughter

Dr Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann died a month after the attack.
22 November 2018

Lonely GP jailed for attempted murder of pharmacist

The judge found the filleting knife was 'plainly a lethal weapon'.
16 November 2018

Victory: Asylum-seeker children will be off Nauru by year's end

Doctors claim victory in campaign to end child detention on the island.
01 November 2018

Former GP loses appeal against murder conviction

Brian Crickitt was jailed for at least 20 years for killing his wife with insulin.
29 October 2018