NEW Australian Specialist newsletter by Australian Doctor

Specialists often hear about what’s going on in their therapeutic field but beyond that, not much more.

That is why we are hoping that our new weekly Australian Specialist newsletter – put together by AusDoc’s team of award-winning writers – will keep you abreast of the news, policy updates and debates across the medical world.

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Just nine out of 30,000 specialists have listed their fees on govt’s $17 million cost-finder website

Specialist fees for initial consults – what are they charging?

Drugged and assaulted by her would-be supervisor: Dr Dominique Lee tells her shocking story

‘I can interpret my own pathology slides — I knew I had months to live’

Junior doctors celebrate landmark class action win on unpaid overtime

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Read the latest news, policy, opinion and debate from across the medical world

MBS items for initial specialist consults conducted via video face the axe

World-first case of python parasite removed from Aussie woman’s brain

Female surgeons have better outcomes than men: JAMA study

Bullied registrars, toxic hospitals and why medical colleges are now under the spotlight

‘I was a shadow of myself’: How long COVID changed Dr Bronwyn King

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Don’t miss out on reading prior week’s top stories from across the medical world

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Will hospital bosses now listen to doctors? Why the lessons of the Lucy Letby scandal are not simple

Dr Kate Kelso

AusDoc Medical Editor