Honestly, we GPs are not always evidence-based

Doctors aren't offering harm-minimisation strategies to patients as much as they should be, says Dr Elizabeth Sturgiss

The recent great debate over pill testing has led to some extraordinary revelations from politicians.

Pill exchange

I found Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s public decree that drugs don’t make anything more fun particularly funny.

I personally cannot vouch for the party-enhancing effects of drugs — I held a record at my university for the longest night on the dance floor unassisted by drugs at a memorable Australian Medical Students’ Association convention in Melbourne.

But from what I’m told, some people really do enjoy the effects