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After-Hours Comment
Written by Jan Hallam   
Wednesday, 28 June 2017

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Review looks to tighten up urgent after-hours criteria.

 

 

 
Exercise effects when measuring PSA?
Written by Dr Sandra Mejak   
Wednesday, 28 June 2017

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Cycling can have an effect on PSA levels … so test wisely.

 

 

 
Raine Foundation, 60 Years On
Written by Jan Hallam   
Wednesday, 28 June 2017

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The Raine Foundation has been at the heart of some of WA’s most important medical research projects for the past 60 years. It needs help to continue.

 

 

 
Mental Health in Primary Care
Written by Jan Hallam   
Wednesday, 07 June 2017

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CEO of WAPHA Learne Durrington discusses the Federal Government's revamp of mental health programs.

 

 

 
Waste under scrutiny
Written by Jan Hallam   
Wednesday, 07 June 2017

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Declaring war on waste will be a huge money saver for Health.

 

 

 
Big Ideas Filling Big Shoes
Written by Peter McClelland   
Thursday, 27 April 2017

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Ensuring WA’s disadvantaged are never far from the gaze of government is a job WACOSS has done for decades. It now has a new CEO.

 
HT Resurgence?
Written by Peter McClelland   
Thursday, 27 April 2017

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Over recent years, three doctors have written in Medical Forum that HRT, on the available evidence and risk-benefit analysis, was underused. What do they think today?

 
Full Steam Ahead
Written by Peter McClelland   
Wednesday, 30 November 2016

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Dr Paul Collin has practised medicine in far-flung places, but it’s a safe bet a train was close by.

 
Antibiotic Resistance Myths?
Written by Dr Rob McEvoy   
Wednesday, 30 November 2016

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Resistance might be futile according to a US academic research AM resistance.

 
Privacy While Networking
Written by Mr Chad Edwards-Smith   
Tuesday, 29 November 2016

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While colleagues often discuss cases with each other, remember, WA's a very small place.

 
Advanced Plans Lessens Pain
Written by Dr Kirsten Auret   
Tuesday, 25 October 2016

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Albany physician Dr Kirsten Auret discusses her team’s research into advanced care planning.

 
Tinnitis Strategies
Written by Dr Rob McEvoy   
Tuesday, 25 October 2016

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Tinnitis is not the exclusive domain of the elderly.

 
Busselton Leads the Way
Written by Jan Hallam   
Friday, 30 September 2016

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What started out as a rural GP’s vision to improve the health of his community is now a global research treasure.

 
IMGs for the Bush
Written by Jan Hallam   
Friday, 30 September 2016

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Australia’s reliance on International Medical Graduates (IMGs) is never far from the surface. The debate rages again.

 
Inhaler Back to Basics
Written by Dr Rob McEvoy   
Friday, 26 August 2016

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The NAC is promoting better inhaler technique but perhaps the problem is poor monitoring of prescribing in the first place?

 
Revalidation Proposals
Written by Jan Hallam   
Friday, 26 August 2016

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The Medical Board has launched its discussion paper on revalidation and seeks doctor feedback.

 
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