RACGP Queensland Clinical update 2018

I escaped the rock recently and spent the long weekend in Brisbane. In addition to the usual mainland activities (eating out, shopping, attending the local cinema and more shopping), I attended the RACGP Qld Clinical Update. I often come home from conferences feeling reinvigorated and inspired, but I never end up collating or organising my… via…

Follow the red carpet to FOAM4GP!

Welcome! I assume you are new, perhaps logging on from our nation’s great RACGP national conference in Melbourne 2015. Come in, sit down. Let me show you around! Firstly, you may have noticed there was no admission fee. Pretty exciting huh! Also, there is no one selling you something, telling you to prescribe something, or…

FOAM4GP Map – Prostate screening. “What do you suggest doc?”

Prostate screening is a complicated mix of opinions, evidence, emotions, and controversy. There are many stakeholders interested in appropriate prostate screening and it is a question we as Australian GPs get asked regularly about. So what do you do? What should you do? And what do you use to help make the decision with your…

FOAM4GP Map – Grumbly Grommets

Clinical Case: “Doctor, I want to have a referral to an ENT. Sophie keeps getting ear infections and I was told by a friend that grommets will help.” I get questions like these (or similar) quite regularly as there seems to be quite a push from local GPs to refer to ENT early for grommets.…