Monthly Archives: December 2015

The family doctor – old-fashioned or the key to a healthy future? (Part 2)


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The Family Doctor in 1948. Source: Nedhardy.com Is the family doctor who provides ongoing?care a thing of the past? Not really. In part 1 I mentioned the three types of continuity of care: informational,…

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The family doctor – old-fashioned or the key to a healthy future? (Part 1)


Originally posted on Doctor's bag:
The Family Doctor in 1948. Source: Nedhardy.com A few years ago, when I was boarding a plane I picked up The Times newspaper and noticed a big headline stating: ‘The family doctor is going…

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The best made plans of mice and men


Sometimes I cannot help but wonder whether Robert Burns, when he wrote his poem “to a mouse” in 1785, was perhaps thinking of a future government in a country far to the south of his native Scotland The Australian Government … Continue reading

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