Passing Fellowship Exams: Tips for success

October 1, 2019 1

Every registrar I speak to wants to know: What’s the trick in passing Fellowship exams. That’s a good question – with a complex answer. It’s similar to “How do you eat an elephant?” The answer […]

Toxicology – Sticking to the basics

September 1, 2019 0

Toxicology: getting the basics right is essential for good outcomes.  As GPs, we see toxicology as poisoning or overdose … or extreme pharmacology. Call it what you like, but if you’re in front-line medicine, you’re […]

Self Care

August 1, 2019 0

This month’s webinar excerpt is essential listening – an honest, realistic and practical look at GP self care. We listen in on the discussion led by Dr Louise Stone, a GP who practices in Yarralumla […]

Receiving Feedback

July 1, 2019 0

Imagine that you’re a GP registrar, and your supervisor has sat in on one of your consults, and now wants to give you feedback. Have you ever considered how open you are to feedback? Apparently, […]

Approach to Dizziness

June 1, 2019 0

Dizziness is a common presentation to general practice (between 1 – 15% of consultations)1. When patients present complaining of dizziness, it’s important to gain an understanding of exactly what they mean, as various terms are […]

Workers Compensation and Return to Work

May 1, 2019 0

Workers Compensation and Return to Work is a topic that is challenging for registrars, but an area where we as a GPs can have a positive impact on the outcome, just by the way we […]

Approach to Menopause

March 1, 2019 0

In this month’s webinar excerpt, we’re talking about Menopause with Dr Elizabeth Farrell AM, a gynaecologist and the Medical Director of Jean Hailes for Women’s Health. Dr Farrell outlines important definitions, explains how the diagnosis […]

Men’s Business

February 1, 2019 0

As a GP working in an Aboriginal Service, I’ve often heard the terms “Mens Business” and “Women’s Business”. In my mind, that has loosely related to “Urological” and “Gynaecological” issues – until I actually asked […]

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