Whether you’ve tested positive on a PCR or a rapid antigen test, here are a GP’s tips of how to manage your condition.
Remote consultations with the GP are no longer just for busy young professionals
Medical receptionists have taken on new roles during the pandemic, which no-one planned for. We must not forget them and the stressful work they do.
Australians over 50 can get their AstraZeneca vaccine from a GP clinic from today. Here’s what you need to know when you book yourself in.
We’ll need mass vaccination hubs and expanded GP vaccination clinics to deliver jabs to millions of Australians.
Wound care might be costly, but it’s cost-effective, saving health dollars in the long run. The issue is, who pays?
Many more people need long-term specialist care, or are waiting a long time for elective surgery. These and other factors tell us we need to update how specialist referrals work.
Electrocardiograms are a common tool used by GPs to spot heart problems, and every medical student is trained to interpret one. Yet the government plans to remove Medicare funding for GPs to do this.
We found that one of the most widely used tests does not come up to scratch.
One in 20 patients referred to a cancer specialist by their GP don’t turn up.
Whooping cough is making a comeback. Here’s how to identify it, and why vaccination is a way to protect babies.
Alexander Fleming’s work has helped countless people over the last nine decades.
Patients may be at risk while chaperones fail to act impartially.
Weight stigma at the doctors can be mentally and physically harmful.
The internet can help answer patients’ lingering questions.
… in fact, it can make you sick.
Modern healthcare specialises, but as the population ages, many patients need more general care.
A study that shows GPs are prescribing about five million too many antibiotic scripts a year means we have to take a radical new approach to reducing use of these drugs.
More than a third of GPs have had no training on autism.
Both GPs and patients need to wake up to the immediate risk that antibiotic misuse poses.