Dr Jon Fogarty

Dr Jon Fogarty

Dr Fogarty is a GP on the NSW Central Coast.

He is a long-time columnist and is much-loved for his Fog’s Blogs that offer a humorous insight into general practice.

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“We have heard it loud and clear from our members that general practice is on its knees and is not sustainable”. These are…
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I think I’m not the only GP to struggle with getting my mind around the endless new classes of diabetes medications. I hope…
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Is the river source of new GPs drying up?  In a few years from now, will we be left with fewer and older GPs wondering where…
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Here’s what happened. Sunday morning. My long-term patient who is on a complex chemotherapy regime needs an urgent COVID-19…
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Former US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld was widely pilloried when he launched into a discussion of ‘known unknowns’…
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Memory is odd. It’s not as reliable as we think it is. It’s not like looking at an old family movie and checking what…
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In the waiting room, I invited my next patient, an elderly woman, to come forward. She made repetitive efforts to rise from…
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