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 […]

Opioid Addiction

January 7, 2019 1

Welcome to 2019! We’re kicking off with one of those tricky subjects in general practice: the overlap of pain and addiction. As GPs, we aim to relieve pain and minimise harm, but occasionally patients get […]

2018’s Memories

November 30, 2018 1

And just like that, another year is winding down. Once again, we’ve come to the Month of Reflecting. It’s always good to look back at lessons learned, goals achieved and milestones reached. It’s useful to […]

How to cope with Uncertainty in GP

September 3, 2018 0

Uncertainty in general practice is unavoidable. We deal with uncertainty in more than half of our consults. Coping with the uncertainty is an essential skill for GPs. This month we again listen in on a […]

Dealing with Diagnostic Uncertainty

July 2, 2018 2

We deal with uncertainty every day in general practice. Depending on where you work and how long you’ve worked there, most of the workload in general practice in Australia is managing chronic disease. For the […]

Developing a useful LEARNING PLAN

February 1, 2018 0

It’s the beginning of the academic year, and the year stretches before us like a blank canvas. Now is a perfect time to consider your “Learning Plan”. A learning plan is a bit like a […]

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