Welcome to the May / June 2021 edition of The NSW Doctor magazine.


On a roll…somewhat

PRESIDENT'S WORD [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="On a roll...somewhat"][/block_title] The COVID-19 vaccine rollout been less of a smooth roll and more like a beginner learning how to drive manual, but we […]

Time to act

FROM THE CEO [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Time to act"][/block_title] The AMA has been working harder than ever to advance the interests of the medical profession and patients. If you’re not […]

Bringing it home

PROFILE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Bringing it home"][/block_title] Dr Shehnarz Salindera left Coffs Harbour with a purpose: to return to her community with a skillset that improved regional access to healthcare […]

The diplomatic doctor

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="The diplomatic doctor"][/block_title] Dr Costa Boyages swapped law for medicine and a jet-setting life as an international diplomat for general practice in the small town of […]

Water crisis

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Water crisis"][/block_title] The burden of inequity in terms of access to safe drinking water in Australia disproportionately affects remote areas, and these areas often have a […]

Blurred lines

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Blurred lines"][/block_title] It’s increasingly difficult for doctors to understand what constitutes appropriate advertising. AMA has updated its policy to clear the confusion. Doctors have a legitimate […]

Difficult patient interactions

WORKPLACE RELATIONS [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Difficult patient interactions"][/block_title] There have been numerous reports recently of frustrated patients abusing practice staff over the phone and in person. Here’s what you can […]

Rostering for the rollout

WORKPLACE RELATIONS [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Rostering for the rollout"][/block_title] Are you considering changing your staffing arrangements to accommodate the COVID-19 vaccine rollout? We’re here to answer all your rostering questions. […]

Prostheses List Reforms

COLUMN [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Prostheses List Reforms"][/block_title] The AMA supports reform of the Prostheses List to ensure sustainability of private health insurance, but changes should not reduce choice, increase out-of-pocket […]

The Climate Crisis

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="The climate crisis"][/block_title] What can doctors do? I had always planned to be a physician, but as a JMO I became more interested in the ‘bigger […]

Rural Maternity – A Call to Action

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Rural Maternity - A Call to Action"][/block_title] Developing rural based maternity services benefits women and their local communities. The key to success will be in making […]


CLASSIFIEDS [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="CLASSIFIEDS"][/block_title] SPECIALIST MEDICAL SUITES • Attractive Specialist Medical Suites in the ASHFIELD area • Other professionals include dentist, exercise physiologist, podiatrist, and psychologist  • Centre regularly […]

Financial paracetamol

CUTCHER & NEALE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="FINANCIAL PARACETAMOL"][/block_title] Welcome to the May edition of Financial Paracetamol. Kickstart your children’s super! Helping your children secure their financial future is a goal […]

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