AHPRA’s longstanding ban on doctors advertising their skills through patient testimonials is being lifted, in part because…
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A GP never received a discharge summary that would have alerted him that an elderly patient had been prescribed both…
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It is common to hear people use stigmatising, discriminatory and hurtful labels such as 'psycho', 'schizo' or 'totally…
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Doctors’ use of common medical phrases like ‘non-compliant’ and ‘failure to progress’ has come under fire for inadvertently…
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At every clinical engagement, collaborate with families so they flourish. Use an accredited interpreter and not a family member. Be mindful of the family’s health literacy and language
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Assessing fitness to drive seems like one of those jobs GPs do for no reward and no applause. That's despite the risk of…
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Many people like me who work in emergency medicine (or any acute medical practice) do so because we love doing things –…
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