Dr Bernard Shiu sees the investment as a ‘community service’ to protect his staff and patients. Now he is advocating for more guidance and support from Government.
The college is aiming to help address supply issues by making the tests available to members via the RACGP Plus portal.
GPs can now access up-to-date data on the benefits of booster doses for patients who have received AstraZeneca as their primary course based on risks of Omicron transmission.
A vaccine targeting the variant will increase immunity on both an individual and population level, but there’s a key problem.
With some children experiencing ‘generation-defining disruption’, researchers suggest the pandemic should be a catalyst for reform.
Researchers have developed a new test for three rare genetic disorders that could help improve newborn screening programs.
When it comes to ADHD in children, there is an emerging concern that support and treatment is becoming increasingly inaccessible.
ATAGI has changed its advice on temporary vaccine medical exemptions due to prior COVID-19 infections.
More people died due to antimicrobial resistance in 2019 than the death toll from malaria and HIV combined, new research suggests.
The first qualitative study to examine practitioners’ billing experiences in Australia points to the need for urgent structural reforms.
The long-awaited vaccine will be available from 21 February, but the RACGP has said general practice needs more support for the rollout.
Local and international experts are worried about the rising numbers of young people under 50 being diagnosed with gastrointestinal cancers.
New plans could make it illegal for tobacco ever to be sold to anyone born after 2008. Two GPs consider whether Australia should follow suit.
Constitutional changes voted on by GP Synergy’s membership will help to strengthen the future of GP education and training in NSW and the ACT.