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Fatherhood, Faeces and Fear… a Rural Doctor’s story

Hi All, this is a written version of the talk I gave at Don’t Forget the Bubbles in Brisbane today:   I would like to tell you a story. Let me take you back to spring, 2009. Exciting times. My wife, Zivana and I are expecting our first child in a few weeks. We spent […]

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Thoughts on the Newman Crimes

Dear Readers, First a quick warning: this post is not a clinical post, however I have decided to write this in order to openly discuss some recent events that have caused a lot of unrest amongst the FOAMed community.  If you do not wish to read the rest of this please come back in a […]

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Being A Doctor’s Doctor – Penny Wilson and Geoff Riley

Have you ever treated a fellow doctor?  How did it feel?  Did you feel confident or intimidated? Consulting and treating our colleagues can be really tricky.  The dynamics seem a little alien, there is a huge risk of assumption leading to errors and of course there is always the nagging doubt that you may need […]

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Broome Docs Podcast: the “difficult historian” rant

OK, welcome back to the podcast. Apologies but this one is a bit of a disgruntled grumble about a few things that really annoy me in modern medicine. I have just met my new cohort of JMOs, students and trainees and they seem like a really smart bunch.  So I thought I would put this […]