Dr Jim Newcombe

Dr Jim Newcombe

Dr Newcombe is an infectious diseases physician and clinical microbiologist at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney and Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology. He is the author of 'Framed: A Journey Into Edward Hopper's America'.

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Complaints are a fact of life for all medical services. The high stakes, complexity and variability inherent to medical care…
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The overall rate of primary caesarean section in Australia in 2016 was 24%. This proportion has been slowly but steadily…
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In recent years, hand sanitiser has become ubiquitous, spreading from healthcare settings to airports, shopping centres and…
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During my medical training, I was assaulted twice, verbally abused, and harassed endlessly. It was never at the hands of…
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OPINION This year, NSW became the first state in Australia to mandate influenza vaccination for healthcare workers in high…
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OPINIONDo you have to be a parent to be a good paediatrician? Dr Jim Newcombe delivers his verdict on this contentious…
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OPINIONDr Jim Newcombe, a paediatrician at Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital, responds to a letter written by the…
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