Time for Change

Time for Change


Tuesday 1 August 2017

The crisis of staff morale and culture at Princess Margaret Hospital has brought into sharp focus just how bad it can get when hospital executives fail to engage their doctors, nurses and other staff. Everyone recognises that executives are under …


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Let’s make our hospitals healthy again


Wednesday 26 April 2017

Several years ago, the Department of Health adapted a motto that included “Healthy Hospitals, Healthy Staff”.   A few reconfigurations later, and some say they have never seen our hospitals or staff, looking sicker. So, what are the main factors …


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Why the Pathology rent debacle can dismantle General Practice


Wednesday 30 November 2016

General Practitioners across Australia are dealing with a number of issues that are impeding on the safe and financially viable delivery of General Practice.   Taking centre stage currently is the Pathology rent fight. The AMA has received more input …


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EOL care is best managed around a conversation


Thursday 8 September 2016

For over 20 years now, the focus of my practice has become more and more about end of life care. Dying is the third important phase of life after being born and living. Yet it gets very little attention in …


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Australia’s Private Health Industry has caught a cold


Thursday 17 March 2016

Regular readers of the business pages of newspapers recently might have come across the smiling face of Mr George Savvides, CEO of Medibank Private.   The insurance company is one of the darlings of a currently troubled market with profits …


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Tuesday, 1st August 2017

The crisis of staff morale and culture at Princess Margaret Hospital has brought into sharp focus just how bad it can get when hospital executives fail to engage their doctors, nurses and other staff. Everyone recognises that executives are under …