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Telehealth for rural patients
Written by Dr Toby Pearn   
Wednesday, 07 June 2017

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More specialists are doing Telehealth but it remains a slow uptake.

 
MBI for breast screening
Written by Ms Rhonda Harrup   
Wednesday, 07 June 2017

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The first MBI camera is now operating in WA, the only state in Australia where the BreastScreen program discloses breast density composition to its patients.

 
SCOFF for eating disorders
Written by A/Prof Anthea Fursland   
Wednesday, 07 June 2017

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Eating disorders are particularly complex because they sit at the interface of physical and mental health.

 
Hope on the horizon for FDV
Written by Ms Kedy Kristal   
Wednesday, 07 June 2017

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The Women’s Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services represents over 60 domestic and family violence services in WA and this year celebrates its 40th anniversary.

 
Cultural Barriers to Care
Written by Dr Aesen Thambiran   
Wednesday, 07 June 2017

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Evidence shows that patients who don’t speak English are more satisfied with their care and are more likely to take their treatments correctly when interpreters are used.

 
ATAPS chop devastating
Written by Website update   
Thursday, 27 April 2017

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Responces to the closure of ATAPS

 
Raw Deal for Rural GPs
Written by Dr Philip Green   
Thursday, 27 April 2017

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WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is doing a disservice to the Rural GPs

 
End-of-life choices
Written by Mr Robin Chapple   
Thursday, 27 April 2017

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WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is doing a disservice to the Rural GPs

 
Insurance and Cost Spirals
Written by Dr Linda Swan   
Monday, 27 February 2017

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Cost cutting and reducing waste are only part of the solution to spiralling costs.

 
Culpable Drivers and Docs
Written by Dr Revle Bangor-Jones   
Monday, 27 February 2017

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Legislation is changing to the Road Traffic Act that will affect how evidence is collected.

 
Notification of Induced Abortion
Written by Dr Revle Bangor-Jones   
Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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The legal obligations of doctors around induced abortion are made clear.

 
Pain Faculty Cans Marajuana
Written by Dr Max Majedi   
Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Use of medicinal marijuana gets the red light from the pain specialists

 
Phones not the problem
Written by Dr Skye Croesser   
Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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The world won't stop spinning if you turn off your phone.

 
Tax Alcohol Equally
Written by Dr Michael Christmass   
Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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The devastation wreaked by alcohol should catch the eye of the Australian Tax Office.

 
Making Hep C History
Written by Dr Donna Mak   
Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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GPs are being encouraged to upskill to tackle Hep C in the community.

 
Easy Way to Save a Life
Written by Mr Rodney Hatch   
Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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GPs new prescribing ability can turn lives around. 

 
WA Slow Hep C Uptake
Written by Dr Donna Mak   
Tuesday, 29 November 2016

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The successful treatment of Hepatitis C is now within the remit of GPs

 
Cannabis: What it Means
Written by Mr Neil Keen   
Tuesday, 29 November 2016

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Cannabis products have been reclassified but supply is uncertain.

 
AM resistance in RACFs
Written by Dr Lynn Weekes   
Tuesday, 29 November 2016

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Aged Carefacilities need to look carefully at treatment regimes to counter AM resistance.

 
Consumers’ Intrinsic Roles
Written by Ms Pip Brennan   
Tuesday, 29 November 2016

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Consumers have much to contribute to the success of the health system.

 
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