• Physician, heal thyself

    Ian Harris     |      November 17, 2019

    Professional societies of doctors, surgeons or physiotherapists are more likely to recommend against treatments provided by others, according to new research.

  • Women still face a glass ceiling in medicine

    Open Forum     |      October 1, 2019

    There are now more female medical graduates than men, but women are still under-represented in senior medical roles in this country.

  • Doctors’ fees shouldn’t just be transparent, they should be fair and reasonable

    Stephen Duckett     |      August 6, 2018

    Out-of-pocket costs are a hot-button issue for Australian health consumers. Fees should be transparent, but that’s not good enough. Doctors, and especially specialists, should also be required to set fees that are “fair and reasonable”, rather than exploit the public.