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Dr Frank Jones is President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He discusses the College's new GP advocacy ad campaign "The good GP never stops learning", funding models, rural practice and other issues pertinent to today's GPs.
This podcast is also available as a video.

More is not always better when it comes to using oxygen for patients in acute care

Parents have little difficulty getting same-day GP appointments for their mildly ill children
Australian women at midlife are using complementary and alternative medicines that are known to be ineffective for managing menopausal vasomotor symptoms
Patient care is compromised by GPs not understanding abbreviations used in hospital discharge letters

Has alcohol consumption in Australia increased in recent years?
Implementation of precision medicine requires a multidisciplinary and systematic approach
Effective partnership requires professionals and consumers to redefine their roles and responsibilities

HIV infection is not only seen in men who have sex with men
Infections acquired through cheaper overseas medical procedures often lead to costly care at home
Case reports

Splenic abscesses are a rare but potentially life-threatening complication of non-typhoidal bacteraemia
This case highlights the difficulty of managing patients with a previous valve replacement who sustain acute major bleeding
Clinical focus

We are experiencing an exciting era in the treatment of multiple sclerosis
For debate

Effective revalidation processes based on performance measurement would be cost-effective and could lead to cost savings

Honouring the life and sacrifice of a young RAAF doctor
Writing with light