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It's often said that GPs are specialists in managing uncertainty. Unfortunately, patients are not.
Whatever Victoria's parliament ultimately decides, our politicians should commit to palliative care.
Dr Anchita Karmkar has been on the receiving end of the Medicare watchdog's bite.
Its final report calls for significant restrictions on 'urgent' items.
If reporting if mandatory, surely follow-up should be, too, writes Dr Paul Muthiah.
Doctors can't ignore the powerful mix of social networking, technology and gaming as a public health tool.
We were both doctors, and we had known each other for twenty years.
Dr Maxine Szramka, a spokesperson for the Australian Doctors' Federation, outlines the organisation...
Concern that ‘abstinence-only ideology’ will triumph.
There's serious harm and loss of life from misuse.
It was meeting the magician that made me quit my job as a medical rep.
Respecting the autonomy of young people in their health-care choices is important.
We can only guess how much worse the impact would have been without a robust primary care system.
Professor Simon Willcock has some suggestions for what can be done.
Financial incentive programs are one of the most effective and cost-effective strategies for getting people to quit...
Editorial: It's not that lawyers don't get 'evidence' — it's the way they approach it.
Submissions close this week.
But there's controversy over the lethal medication to be used.
As they stand, the reforms are conceivably wide enough for regulators to take action that might prove unnecessary,...
Muddled by the community aged care system? Here’s a guide to negotiating your way through it.
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