Laxatives, laudanum and lancing: What did Aussie GPs do back in 1875?

Dr Brad Bitossi takes us to the time when cocaine cocktails were the prescription of choice and a minor infection could kill

It’s undergone a change of location and has been subjected to the transformations demanded by modern architectural tastes: the flat grey facade, the polished glass adorned with the squiggled abstractions of the IPN logo.

Dr Brad Bitossi
Dr Brad Bitossi.

But the Andrew Nash Clinic, based in Newcastle, NSW, carries historical significance: it's believed to be the oldest continuously running GP clinic in Australia, a practice dating back before

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