Guest Opinion & Editorial

Heart to Heart

The Clinical Updates focus squarely on cardiovascular matters in the April Edition of Medical Forum. The technology and education and training advances have been extraordinary in this field and stand in stark contrast to ancient ways of identifying and dealing with coronary heart disease. But was coronary heart disease common among pre-modern humans? Did people describe it?... Read More...

Retiring Doctors: A Case in Point

ASADA wants doctors who are stepping down (non-practising doctors) to be able to do just that without being required to meet the same CPD, recency of practice, and police clearance provisions that fully registered doctors follow. On the flip-side, retired or non-practising doctors according to the Medical Board cannot offer any medical opinion on anything, anytime, and certainly cannot be available to medically assist anyone or lend a medical hand.... Read More...