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Are Aussie medicos overdosing on CPD requirements?

Close to half of all surveyed GPs and specialists consider the current Continued Professional Development (CPD) requirements to be more…

  • Close to half of all surveyed GPs and specialists consider the current Continued Professional Development (CPD) requirements to be more than is necessary to maintain proficiency, arguing it deprives them of time to treat patients and curtails their earning capacity. The pain point for medical practitioners centres around the Medical Board of Australia’s quota – […]

  • The rapid global spread of the coronavirus in the past month has quickly changed Australians’ impression of the threat of the illness, the state of the economy, and their general behavioural patterns. Australians are fast modifying their daily activities and decisions to socially distance, whether personally or government enforced, are here to stay. Correspondingly, in […]

  • A headline about toilet paper is probably not one that you’d expect to read under normal circumstances. But these are strange times we are living in.  There’s been a range of hilarious stories about loo roll in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, with the best so far coming via the Northern Territory News, which […]

  • Coronavirus has infected the Australian economy, and when you add in the crippling costs of recent summer bushfires, the nation’s economic outlook appears, well, hardly rosy. But will the pandemic trigger a full blown recession?  Last week saw the ASX plummet, wiping off around $203.8 billion in its worst week since the Global Financial Crisis. […]