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Peter Drew Open Letter to Jacinda Adern re: COVID-19

Peter Drew Open Letter to Jacinda Adern re: COVID-19

This excellent article was contributed by New Zealand journalist Peter Drew who is clearly concerned & wants the word out. Please do share it far & wide. By Peter Drew Jacinda Adern Prime Minister – New Zealand Dear Jacinda, I write this letter as a patriotic...

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Call to Suspend Medical CPD

Call to Suspend Medical CPD

All Medical Continuing Professional Development requirements should be immediately suspended in order to free up doctors’ time to meet the challenges imposed by COVID-19. The Chief Medical Officer should direct the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency...

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Facts Coronavirus / COVID-19

Facts Coronavirus / COVID-19

COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease – 19 caused by SARS-CoV-2) Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses known to cause respiratory infections. These can range from the common cold to more serious diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East...

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Book Review – I’m not Crazy, I’m Just a Little Unwell

Book Review – I’m not Crazy, I’m Just a Little Unwell

I’m not Crazy, I’m Just a Little Unwell. By Leigh Hatcher, Strand Publishing 2005   Here speaks a patient, not a consumer Leigh Hatcher is one of Australia’s most experienced radio and television journalists.  A high achiever who embraced journalism as a young...

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The ADF Opposes Micro-Management of CPD

The ADF Opposes Micro-Management of CPD

The Australian Doctors' Federation (ADF) does not support proposed changes to CPD by the Medical Board of Australia (MBA) that effectively ‘micro-manage’ the way Australian doctors undertake their Continuing Professional Development (CPD). The Revised Standard will...

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