Dr Pam Rachootin

Dr Pam Rachootin

Dr Rachootin is a GP in Adelaide, SA.

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On my early morning constitutional, I often pass an older woman who is in a hurry, briskly walking towards the shops. She…
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I am so wicked. I share my humanity with my patients, as they share theirs. We navigate the highs and lows of life together…
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I remember singing along to Joni Mitchell in the '70s. The song was Big Yellow Taxi and the refrain was: “Don’t it always…
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Don’t we all love challenges?  But maybe not this one. The phone was dead. It is Monday morning, 9am and no one can get…
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Recently I was doing a clean-up, going through stacks of old papers, and I found some scribbled notes from 30 years ago. It…
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I get exasperated with the unrelenting demand for mental health care plans. Patients now seem conditioned to expect them as…
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We all know the saying about not being able to see the forest for the trees. That’s what I want to write about today. Case…
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