Tackling the Health Bureaucracy

Government Bundles another GP agreement There is a sense of “deja vu” today, as the Kangaroo Island doctors gear up for another tedious battle with the bureaucrats at Country Health SA. You can read more in the media release below : Media Release 4-3-13 KI Docs The Island doctors have been told that the status …

Emergencies & GP after hours

Well there’s an interesting article this week from Emergency Medicine Australia (Nagree et al 2012 ‘Telephone triage is not the answer to ED overcrowding’ EMA 24 123-126) as well as a media release from the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine regarding triage. Before rural medicine I was an EM trainee. I’m pretty passionate about emergency …