Tag Archives: GP

Tiwi GP – I can run, but can’t hide

As a small town doctor, your lifestyle choices are in the public domain. Best to pretend you always make the right ones. Continue reading

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Bad Habits

Good habits sell, but it’s the bad habits that keep us in business. Continue reading

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My perfect medical statistics day

I dedicated one day in clinic to try to treat every individual as a statistic. My outcomes were brilliant. The individuals weren’t too happy. Continue reading

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GP Sceptics podcast 13: Nurses’ conflicts-of-interest

It turns out pharmaceutical and device companies court nurses as well as doctors. Podcast guest Quinn Grundy is on the case. Continue reading

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A textbook case walked into the room

Do salmon cause salmon-pink rashes? Strawberries cause strawberry tongues?Do textbook cases of rashes even exist outside textbooks? Continue reading

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Vitamins: mostly harmless, mostly profitable

I’m beginning to suspect a connection between mostly harmless and mostly useless. Continue reading

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48-second GP consultations

GPs in some countries have a fleeting moment to do what takes me 15 minutes. Can less be more? Continue reading

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GP Sceptics podcast 12: Doctors’ resilience

We grill the resilient Dr Genevieve Yates about what it takes for doctors to thrive in a tough environment. Work-life balance, as it turns out, might be a false dichotomy. Continue reading

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GP Sceptics podcast 10: GPs at the Deep End

Dr Tim Senior discusses working with disadvantaged populations. Justin discusses anti-ageing (for mice). Liz cooks up her first ever special source. Continue reading

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Not just a GP – I’m your specialist in uncertainty

I specialise in managing chaos. I am the lion who watches, the uncertainty whisperer. Just a GP, really. Continue reading

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