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Heat on Euthanasia Debate
Written by Dr John Hayes   
Saturday, 01 December 2012

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Graduating doctors pledge ‘to maintain the utmost respect for Human Life'

 
Dengue fever warning
Written by Mr Chris Rose   
Saturday, 01 December 2012

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There were no warnings in Australia about the dangers of catching this infection in Bali.

 
Support for Grandparents
Written by Mr Paul Coates,   
Saturday, 01 December 2012

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Carers WA advocates and provides services for people who provide unpaid care and support.

 
Aged Care Records
Written by Mr Phillip Shepherd   
Saturday, 01 December 2012

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What can be done to improve the quality of the electronic patient records?

 
GP Subspecialties
Written by Dr Jenny Brockis   
Thursday, 01 November 2012

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...It’s a greater "calling" to serve our community in another way”...

 
Dementia Fight Goes On
Written by Sue Pieters-Hawke   
Thursday, 01 November 2012

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Your Brain Matters, a world-first publicly funded program..

 
Upstream Message Lost?
Written by Dr Bret Hart   
Thursday, 30 August 2012

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Judge Reynolds promotes division by suggesting, “mental health funding should not be linked to crime reduction.”...

 
Indemnity and PCEHR
Written by A/Prof Julian Rait   
Thursday, 30 August 2012

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...Discussions have resulted in more positive outcomes for doctors than initially proposed.”...

 
Donor Registry Open
Written by Ms Sue Laing   
Thursday, 30 August 2012

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Identifying information about a person can only be released after both parties have had counselling...

 
Knowledge Saves Lives
Written by Aram Hosie   
Sunday, 01 July 2012

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Trans and intersex people constitute a small but substantial population, and yet the vast majority of medical practitioners have little idea how to provide appropriate care...

 
Paper Linen isn't the Answer
Written by Dr Richard Yin   
Sunday, 01 July 2012

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While there is limited Australian data on the footprint of Australia’s health system, we know that the NHS in the UK, with a comparable percentage expenditure of GDP, produces 3.2% of the country’s total carbon footprint.

 
The Balancing Act
Written by Dr Colin Hughes   
Sunday, 01 July 2012

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Given the fact GPs are seeing lots of FIFO patients, it’s time we looked at our own conditions of service and remuneration...

 
Pain and Suicide Risk
Written by Ms Lesley Brydon   
Saturday, 30 June 2012

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A 2006 Australian study which found that 21% of people who died by suicide, experienced physical health problems that may have contributed to their death...

 
Work, Rest, Play
Written by Dr Lewis Blake   
Wednesday, 27 June 2012

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Most of our GPs and a good number of their specialist colleagues have some interest and involvement, directly or indirectly, with occupational medicine...

 
End for Fee for Service
Written by Dr James Kent   
Tuesday, 26 June 2012

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If we continue down this path there is going to be a lot of disruption with community specialists closing their rooms, down-sizing staff and the community pathology and radiology services becoming less viable...

 
Consider Kids in Pain
Written by Ms Julia Sutton   
Tuesday, 29 May 2012

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I believe that doctors in WA need to be able to refer children and teenagers in pain crisis to PMH with confidence....

 
Rethinking Pholcodine Prescribing
Written by Dr Russell Clarke   
Tuesday, 29 May 2012

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If specialist service intervention becomes necessary, it should be responsive, respectful, and of a high quality....

 
Calling all GP Researchers
Written by Prof Peter O'Leary   
Thursday, 03 May 2012

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We believe that in many ways, the primary health sector has been underserved...

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Obstetrics win
Written by Dr Phillip Green   
Thursday, 03 May 2012

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Medical Money
Written by Dr Gerard Hardisty   
Thursday, 01 March 2012

Hardisty-Gerard-Dr-Mar12In a society where your self-esteem depends on your looks and your status is commensurate with your earnings, David Borshoff’s article (When The Piper Calls The Tune) is a timely call to the profession to reconsider its values.

 
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