Monthly Archives: December 2014

How political leaders gamble with your health – 3 ways you can change this


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It is going to hurt. Taking $3.5 billion out of general practice will be harmful to the health of Australians. Many organisations, including the AMA, RACGP and the Consumers Health Platform, are strongly opposing the revised…

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The new changes – the impact on Corporate bulkbilling clinics


I was looking at the proposed changes  and cast my mind to how it would impact the chains of large bulk billing clinics – the owners of, and doctors at, those 6min emporiums must be in panic mode. Let’s do … Continue reading

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Chaos alert: GP training in tatters?


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In the ‘Blogging on Demand’ series you get to choose the topic. If you have a great idea you want the world to know about, send an email, contact me via social media or leave…

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This is why I will not use the PCEHR


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Karen Dearne, freelance journalist and former e-health writer for The Australian, has produced a review of the PCEHR, on behalf of the Consumers e-Health Alliance. The conclusion is disappointing: It appears that the government has been…

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