Geir O'Rourke

Geir O'Rourke

Geir is a senior reporter at Australian Doctor.

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General practices are considering laying off receptionists, nursing staff and GP registrars because of mass cancellations…
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Specialists can now offer Medicare-subsidised phone and video consultations to any patient in Australia regardless of…
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GPs can email medical certificates to patients during Medicare-funded phone and video consultations, health officials have…
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All patients can now access Medicare-funded telehealth from their GP, using temporary COVID-19 items added to the MBS. The…
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From today, all patients will be able to access Medicare-funded telehealth, including care plans and mental health…
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Doctors and other healthcare workers should be tested for coronavirus if they develop a cough or any other flu-like symptoms…
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The Medicare watchdog has been ordered to suspend an investigation into Australia’s largest after-hours corporate, after a…
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