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Contraception: Commonsense and controversy

Welcome back.  I have had a few weeks off and this is the first podcast for a while. I have invited Dr Penny Wilson – our resident GP / Gynae / Women’s health expert back onto the podcast to discuss her approach to the common presentation of contraception counselling.  We also discuss the recent controversy […]

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Sexual Assault Management in the Rural ED

In rural areas there are no dedicated services for the initial management and forensic examination of victims of sexual assault.  As such rural GPs and emergency doctors are required to perform this difficult and important task.  There are a heap of good training courses and resources out there for clinicians who want to learn how […]

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Dysmenorrhea with Dr Penny Wilson

Dysmenorrhea is a very common problem in primary care, and can even turn up in the ED from time to time. As a bloke GP mainly doing ED stuff, I rarely have to treat it beyond suggesting some OTC NSAIDs and a hot pack. So I have teamed up with Dr Penny Wilson (@nomadicgp) who […]

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Dr Geordan Shannon – the Pap smear podcast

May is still Women’s health month – so I invited my mate Dr Geordan Shannon back onto the podcast in order to get a refresher on cervical cancer screening – yes, the dreaded Pap smear. Geordan is a passionate advocate and researcher for Women’s health, sexual health and especially Aboriginal health issues related to reproduction […]

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Medical Ethics: Abortion, Referral and Autonomy

Welcome back – It is May, and this month we are going to focus on Women’s Health – the O & the G, pregnancy, family planning and preventative care for the ladies. I am going to be brave and open a discussion on Abortion [I may regret this].  I do not wish to alienate anybody […]