This month’s issue of The NSW Doctor is all about bad reviews of doctors, some ways you can protect your online space from harassers, and a profile on A/Prof Munjed Al Muderis and the vitriolic campaign waged against him by a former patient. We also cover doctors-turned tech entrepreneurs, a group set up to improve immigrants’ health literacy, and more.


President’s Word: Rural and regional opportunities

PRESIDENT'S WORD [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Rural and regional opportunities"][/block_title] Investment in rural and regional training is starting to pay dividends, but more needs to be done. I recently had the […]

From the CEO: Mandatory reporting – looking to the future

FROM THE CEO [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Mandatory reporting – looking to the future"][/block_title] The recent COAG announcement to adopt a nationally-consistent approach to mandatory reporting is a step in the […]

Bad reviews

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Bad reviews"][/block_title] Negative feedback online is a difficult pill to swallow, particularly when it attacks your skill as a medical professional.So what’s the best response? Hotels, […]

Protecting your turf

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Protecting your turf"][/block_title] Establishing a strong online presence will help protect your professional reputation from internet trolls. ONE WAY to minimise the impact of online harassers […]

The power of your online presence

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="The power of your online presence"][/block_title] Coffs Medical Centre makes a strong case study for building an engaging website and Facebook page to improve your patients’ […]

The cost of a good reputation

PROFILE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="The cost of a good reputation"][/block_title] After enduring years of harassment from a former patient that included verbal threats and cyber bullying, A/Prof Munjed Al Muderis […]

Changing the face of cancer care

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Changing the face of cancer care"][/block_title] Using their experiences as oncology doctors, Dr Nikhil Pooviah and Dr Raghav Murali-Ganesh have created an app that is helping […]

Improving health literacy

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Improving health literacy"][/block_title] The Water Well Project, which has been promoting better health outcomes in refugee and asylum seeker populations in Victoria since 2011, has recently […]

The right answers to the wrong questions

FEATURE [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="The right answers to the wrong questions"][/block_title] AMA (NSW) DIT Committee Chair, Dr Tessa Kennedy examines gender and pregnancy discrimination in recruitment and workforce policies. “SO […]

Check your privilege

DIT DIARY [block_title style="column_title" inner_style="inline_border" title="Check your privilege"][/block_title] Despite the challenges doctors-in-training face, it’s important to step back and look at the many rewards this career offers. Contemporary medical training […]

Through the looking glass

STUDENT VIEW Returning to the same hospital where his mother passed away, medical student Gerald Riordan reflects on the care she received and his own emotional journey. A week after […]

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