This month’s issue of The NSW Doctor is all about refugee health – from helping asylum seekers in detention centres to the value GPs can provide to refugees who have settled in Australia. There’s also a round-up of the 2017 Doctor-in-Training Awards, our regular DIT Diary and Student View columns, and more.
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.
This month, The NSW Doctor asks GPs what they really think about Health Minister Greg Hunt’s claim that general practice is being transformed by the thawing of the Medicare rebate freeze, AMA (NSW) challenges Bupa on its plan to change its health insurance policies, and Prof Brad Frankum makes his pitch to be the next Federal AMA President.
This month, The NSW Doctor welcomes the new AMA (NSW) leadership team – President, Dr Kean-Seng Lim, and Vice President, Dr Danielle McMullen; Dr Eliza Milliken writes her last DIT Diary column and signs off with a piece on bullying; our Student View is written by Jumaana Abdu and tackles balancing empathy for patients with one’s own mental health; a new resource for GPs to help patients experiencing domestic violence; remembering Dr Bruce Shepherd; and more.
This month in The NSW Doctor: Dr Fred Betros on AMA (NSW) campaigns on doctors’ fees and private health insurance; former AMA (NSW) Vice President Dr Michael Gliksman writes about AHPRA and its rescinded, controversial bid to publish links to tribunal actions on its online registry when no adverse findings were made against doctors; Dr Jacqueline Ho writes about how her regional secondments have made her a better doctor in the DIT Diary column; the pros and cons of using Twitter as a doctor; and more.
This month in The NSW Doctor: it’s the environment edition and there are a range of stories on everything from greening your practice to the need for a comprehensive climate change plan in Australia, plus industry news concerning Northern Beaches Hospital and company structures, changes to abortion laws in Queensland and the relevance to NSW, news on employing casual workers, analysis on the case of Hadiza Bawa-Garba, and more.