10 podcasts for GPs (and their patients)

This is my personal & favourite top 10!

Doctors vs corporates: who’s winning?

The medical profession is often up against lobbyists representing big commercial interests.

The rise and fall of the medical expert

Expert advice seems to be taking a backseat while populism is gaining momentum.

Health Care Homes: not yet where the heart is

Why doctors have called for a delay in the implementation of the Health Care Homes.

Why the proposed Health Care Homes are not about patient-centred care

Is this really the biggest health reform in a generation?

Health Care Home for sale?

The proposed model is inadequately funded and will not improve health outcomes.

The daunting revalidation dilemma

Revalidation of Australian doctors will be introduced in the next 2-5 years.

Pharmacy vax claims need a pinch of salt

Are the new health services in community pharmacies really a success?

Live life to the Max

Prof Max Kamien about writing, blowflies and the Oath of Fellowship.

Here’s a challenge for the Pharmacy Guild

I’d like to take the Pharmacy Guild up on their suggestion to collaborate.

Pharmacy vaccinations in Queensland and the slippery slope of health services in community pharmacies

New models of care should support integration, not fragmentation.

We told you so: Ignoring primary care is never a good idea

It appears that many voters have taken this message to the polling booths…

The new reality show for doctors: RACGP’s own Q&A

An innovative concept by the Royal Australian College of GPs.

Why your GP is so cost-effective

I came across this joke on Facebook. It’s very applicable to general practice!

Big health corporates win, but who keeps your family out of hospital?

There is something seriously wrong with the priorities here…

The problem with ‘record-high’ bulk billing rates

Bulk billing statistics only tell part of the story.

GPs beware: political spin ahead

The Minister for Health issued an interesting warning for GPs

Why doctors will stop bulk billing

Many practices will soon have to determine a fair and equitable fee based on increasing practice costs.

Warning: Dear patients, you’ve been targeted!

The next Australian government must invest in quality and sustainable general practice services for the health of all Australians!

Overcoming tribalism in healthcare – opening speech at #iGP16

If we want the future to be different, we should do things differently.