July 1, 2020 0

Adolescents contribute significantly to society. Their energy and passion add to the fabric of communities. As GPs, we have a unique role to play in adolescent health and health outcomes. This month, Dr Johanna Lynch […]

To Mask or not to mask

June 1, 2020 0

The use of personal protective equipment is accepted for the high-risk environment of theatre, intensive care unit and on some hospital wards. But the role of the face mask is controversial in the community setting. […]

Self care during a pandemic.

May 1, 2020 3

We’ve reached May in a year that will certainly go down in history! It’s been a tough year to be a GP in Australia with many challenges indeed! How are you coping? How are you […]

Teleconsults in General Practice

April 1, 2020 0

I don’t have to tell you that much has happened in the last month since our last post! COVID-19 is front and centre stage. We are encouraged to keep abreast of information relating not only […]

Research in General Practice

March 1, 2020 0

Do research papers and different research models confuse you? Do you struggle to understand research in general practice? Have you wondered why and when different research methods are used? If you answered yes to any […]

Sports injuries in Children and Adolescents

February 1, 2020 0

Children are generally active and enthusiastic, and often participate in sports. As GPs, we frequently see minor injuries that occur on the sportsfield. Occasionally we see severe injuries. And then there are some injuries that […]

Reflecting on 2019

December 30, 2019 0

2019 has come to an end, and we’re in that reflective mood, as is common at this time of the year 🙂 The last 12 months have been jam-packed: and while we’re enjoying a brief […]

Sport injuries in Adults

December 1, 2019 0

As GP’s we all manage musculoskeletal injuries in athletes. Most of us will only see recreational athletes, while our presenter for this month’s post, Dr Corey Cunningham, sees professional and elite athletes. The principals are […]

Genetics for GPs

November 1, 2019 0

Genetics is gaining prominence as time goes by, and as GPs, we need to keep up with the developments so that we can use the latest knowledge to our patient’s advantage, and also answer questions […]

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 […]

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