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New column: Remote Reach

In this new column, Julie Lambert interviews Dr Lloyd Fletcher on Pitcairn Island.

The New Party Capital of the World

Anyone who has ever visited Hong Kong during the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Rugby Sevens can tell you this city knows how to party.

Opinion: GP ‘pawns' a force to behold

As 2014 draws to a close, it's time to reflect on the challenges that have arisen in recent months for the average practising GP.

Festive Recipe Ideas

Medical Observer invites two fine young Australian chefs to share four special summer treats that are sure to entertain family and friends over the holiday season.

Getting into the Christmas Spirit

Sydney GP Dr Peter Hay reviews a few bottles guaranteed to spread the festive cheer.

Nurse practitioners could ease GP shortage

Nurse practitioners could ease GP shortage RURAL areas struggling to attract a local GP may be able to employ a model trialled in a remote South...

Warmest wishes from Medical Observer

Dear Medical Observer readers,

As we start the traditional annual break, it is not with the...

The diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis Part VI

MEDICAL Observer presents the sixth segment of a webcast series taken from a Q&A with...

Doctors have role in oral health: expert

IT’S time for doctors to start paying attention to their patients’ smiles and to close...

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GPs' top voted medical heroes

ALMOST 60% of GPs surveyed nationally for MO have nominated Professor John Murtagh as their number one hero of Australian medicine out of a list of medical luminaries.

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