Welcome to the November/December edition of The NSW Doctor magazine.


President’s Word

PRESIDENT'S WORD [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Clearing the junk drawer"][/block_title] We have a public and private system that is delicately balanced. And while everything may seem ok on the surface, if […]

From the CEO

FROM THE CEO [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Getting back to other business"][/block_title] NSW’s success at keeping COVID relatively contained has meant we can get back to other issues that matter to […]

Delicate Operation: balancing public and private healthcare

BALANCING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE HEALTHCARE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="DELICATE OPERATION: BALANCING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE HEALTHCARE"][/block_title] Declining take-up of private health insurance by young Australians and greater representation of older people […]

Under pressure and underfunded

UNDER PRESSURE AND UNDERFUNDED [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="UNDER PRESSURE AND UNDERFUNDED"][/block_title] The AMA’s Public Hospital Report Card reveals a public hospital system that is struggling to cope with record demand. […]

Payroll tax and medical practices

PAYROLL TAX AND MEDICAL PRACTICES [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="PAYROLL TAX AND MEDICAL PRACTICES"][/block_title] Payroll tax threatens medical practices at a time when many are already struggling with the fallout from […]

Making doctors’ mental health a priority

MAKING DOCTOR'S MENTAL HEALTH A PRIORITY [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="MAKING DOCTOR'S MENTAL HEALTH A PRIORITY"][/block_title] Looking after doctors’ health and wellbeing not only protects the medical workforce, it’s conducive to […]

Patient advocates

PATIENT ADVOCATES [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="PATIENT ADVOCATES"][/block_title] Integration between health and legal services can benefit patients facing socioeconomic adversity. As the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic ripple […]

Behind the scenes

BEHIND THE SCENES [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="BEHIND THE SCENES"][/block_title] The role of occupational hygienists in the COVID-19 response has attracted attention recently, but there still seems to be some confusion […]


CLASSIFIEDS [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="CLASSIFIEDS"][/block_title] Medical suits for lease UNDER MERITON TOWERS in DEE WHY & BONDI JUNCTION Opportunity to operate from your own space Ranging from 80-150sqm Meriton Serviced […]

Financial paracetamol

FINANCIAL PARACETAMOL [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="FINANCIAL PARACETAMOL"][/block_title] Welcome to the November edition of Financial Paracetamol. Top tips for starting in private practice. The things you can’t afford to get wrong! […]

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