Monthly Archives: July 2013

Hospital discharges – a piece of paper vs a proper handover

The issue of a proper and meaningful hospital discharge is a challenge for several reasons. I believe that one of the main reasons is the outdated view of the Visiting Medical Officers of the role of the General Practitioner. When … Continue reading

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Are we really expected to sign these Medicare Local contracts? (video)

Originally posted on Doctor's bag:
Image: Our after hours contract with the state government was easy to understand and five pages long. It said when we had to be open and how much funding we would receive, and…

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The musings, rantings and ravings of a Canberra GP

The musings, rantings and ravings of a Canberra GP.

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Today I had a couple of patients asking me about the PCEHR. I advised them that our practice is ready and able to play this game but there were so many unresolved issues that we would not actively promote this … Continue reading

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