AusDoc's biggest stories of 2021

Here are four of our most-read articles during the pandemic's second year

With the end of the year just around the corner, we've pulled together four stories that most shaped general practice in 2021.

Of course, the year was overshadowed by the pandemic and the vaccine roll-out, which impacted GPs in many ways.

But as these stories reveal COVID-19 wasn't the only big issue.

1. AHPRA refuses to reveal name of complainant who secretly filmed GP

One of the biggest non-pandemic stories of the year was the plight of Dr Adam Smith, a Melbourne GP who decided to take on a Facebook naturopath, accusing her of spreading pseudo-scientific piffle.

In response, she decided to strike back.

Adam Smith
Dr Adam Smith under surveillance.