Physicians (General practice)

Report

12 Feb 2019
48

This is the third annual NHS workforce trends report published by the Health Foundation. Analysis of the NHS staff profile and trends in England in 2018 largely confirms the trends identified in our 2016 and 2017 reports, and shows an ongoing deterioration for some key...

Guide

14 Jan 2019
350

Research shows that one in four women in Australia has experienced at least one incident of non-physical abuse from a partner. However, half of Australians find it difficult to recognise non-physical forms of abuse between partners. This resource aims to support prevention practitioners in their...

Guide

20 Dec 2018
7

This paper is about why it is difficult for some parents to talk to practitioners about their children’s mental health and what practitioners can do to make it easier for parents to have those conversations.

Working paper

17 Dec 2018
55

This working paper demonstrates how clinical data from participating practices can help inform policy, research and health systems to improve health outcomes for all Australians. 

Discussion paper

4 Oct 2018
173

This exploration of potentially preventable hospitalisations focuses on conditions that may be prevented or managed best by general practice to minimise likelihood of admission. The proposed specification was developed in conjunction with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, with a view to use as...

Report

4 Oct 2018
40

Described as a “whole of practice transformation”, the Health Care Home model involves health professionals working together in new ways, and using tools such as an online patient portal and GP telephone triage, to tailor services to patients’ needs.

Commentary

25 Sep 2018
9

There’s a straightforward way of making sure more doctors work where they’re needed.

Guide

31 Aug 2018
414

This updated guide provides an overview of Australia’s complex health system: what governments do, the role of private health insurance, how much we spend on health care, how Australian health outcomes compare internationally, the health care workforce and links to further information and resources.

Report

16 Aug 2018
88

This report shows variation in the total annual out-of-pocket costs for patients for their Medicare-subsidised health care delivered outside a hospital. It shines a spotlight on how much patients pay out-of-pocket for specialist, general practitioner (GP), diagnostic imaging and obstetric services (otherwise known as the...

Report

29 Jul 2018
403

Primary care policy in Australia is under-done. Neither the Commonwealth nor the states have taken the lead. This report shows new policies are needed.

Report

25 Jun 2018
379

This report outlines the results of a BETA and Department of Health trial that tested the impact of personalised letters from Australia’s Chief Medical Officer to high-prescribing GPs, prompting them to consider reducing antibiotic prescribing where appropriate and safe.

Journal article

1 Jun 2018
4

Sponsorship of research and education occurs commonly in the pharmaceutical, medical device, and food and drink industries. The aim of this article is to alert GPs to the risk of bias in research and education funded by for-profit organisations, and to provide strategies to avoid...

Journal article

30 Apr 2018
11

This article finds that a significant proportion of general practice care is delivered away from usual practices, which may have implications for health policy, in terms of continuity and quality of primary care.

Journal article

1 Apr 2018
26

General practitioners need to learn more about low-intensity online interventions to better meet the needs of patients of lower severity.

Journal article

1 Apr 2018
6

The aim of this article is to define and provide guidelines on causes, assessment, appropriate investigation and management of tinnitus.

Journal article

1 Apr 2018
270

This article summarises several brief screening tools for various forms of elder abuse.

Journal article

2 Mar 2018
169

The aim of this study was to measure whether there were any differences in in-patient experiences between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those without an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background.

Journal article

1 Mar 2018
15

This study explored general practitioners' understanding of the reasons for recent self-harm in an older patient.

Journal article

1 Mar 2018
10

Describes and reflects on the experience of conducting five randomised controlled trials between 2003 and 2017 in a general practice setting with minimal funding, in North Queensland.

Journal article

1 Mar 2018
7

Reviews current guidelines and literature to outline catheterisation indications, catheter types and provide a general understanding of complications associated with catheters for the general practitioner.

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