NSW Doctor – March / April 2018


This month, The NSW Doctor has a special report on increased demand in public hospitals and the effect it’s having on staff morale. Additionally, there’s a look at how the Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba case has resonated with Australian doctors, a round-up from O Week 2018, and more.


Improving Public Hospitals

PRESIDENT'S WORD [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Improving Public Hospitals"][/block_title] The future of healthcare depends on strategic vision and leadership, and a healthy injection of funding. During a week in which our […]

Ripples Across the Ocean

FROM THE CEO [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Ripples Across the Ocean"][/block_title] The case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba has resonated with doctors working in a health system that is often under pressure […]

Squeezed to the last drop

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Squeezed to the last drop"][/block_title] Is there anything left to give? Doctors fear pressure on public hospitals is pushing them to breaking point. "How there have […]

O Week 2018

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="O Week 2018"][/block_title] It's another record-breaking year for intern placements in NSW – as 999 interns join the medical workforce. The State welcomed 999 interns – up […]

The Risk of Complacency

OPINION [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="The risk of complacency"][/block_title] Witnesses to unspeakable tragedies, doctors have been powerful proponents of major public safety campaigns. However, government must be vigilant in upholding these […]

Medicine’s Cultural Revolution

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Medicine's Cultural Revolution"][/block_title] DIT Committee Chair, Dr Tessa Kennedy, explains how senior and junior doctors can fight against medicine's toxic culture syndrome. In late January, the […]

If the coat fits

DIT DIARY [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="If the coat fits"][/block_title] If mum jeans, velvet chokers and scrunchies are making a fashion comeback in 2018, why can't we do the same for […]

Questioning medical school

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Questioning medical school"][/block_title] Is this as good as it gets? Medical student Liam Mason challenges the current medical education model and asks, "Can we do it […]

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The NSW Doctor is the flagship publication of the Australian Medical Association (NSW) Limited. The journal is a prime source of communication with AMA membership providing a forum for medicopolitical debate and informing members of the concerns of contemporary medicine.

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