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MJA Podcasts 2017 Episode 4: Mass media campaigns and chest pain

Volume 206, Issue 1 - 16 January 2017

Volume 206, Issue 1: 16 January, 2017. Ziad Nehme, a paramedic and researcher with Ambulance Service Victoria, and Harry Patsamanis from the Heart Foundation talk about their research into the effects of mass media campaigns on ambulance use for chest pain. With MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Ziad Nehme and Harry Patsamanis

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MJA Podcasts 2017 Episode 3: Reducing medication errors in discharge summaries

Volume 206, Issue 1 - 16 January 2017

Volume 206, Issue 1: 16 January, 2016. Erica Tong, lead clinical pharmacist at the Alfred in Melbourne, and Dr Gary Yip, a general physician, also at the Alfred, discuss their research into reducing medication errors in hospital discharge summaries. With MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Erica Tong and Dr Gary Yip

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MJA Podcasts 2017 Episode 2: A breakthrough for diabetic retinopathy

Volume 206, Issue 1 - 16 January 2017

Volume 206, Issue 1: 16 January, 2017. Professor Hugh Taylor, head of Indigenous Eye Health at the University of Melbourne, talks about the listing on the MBS of non-mydriatic photography and what it means for the early detection of diabetic retinopathy, particularly for Indigenous populations. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Professor Hugh Taylor

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MJA Podcasts 2017 Episode 1: Dr Joanna Flynn, chair of the Medical Board of Australia

Volume 206, Issue 1 - 16 January 2017

Volume 206, Issue 1: 16 January 2017. Dr Joanna Flynn, chair of the MBA, talks about reforms to CPD requirements and plans to identify poorly performing doctors more effectively. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Dr Joanna Flynn

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 45: Dr Bastian Seidel, president of the RACGP

Volume 205, Issue 10 - 13 November 2016

Volume 205, Issue 9: 14 November, 2016. Dr Bastian Seidel is the new president of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He discusses Health Care Homes, CPD reform and other hot topics in general practice with MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Dr Bastian Seidel

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 44: Dr Liz Sigston on life/work balance

Volume 205, Issue 9 - 7 November 2016

Volume 205, Issue 9: 7 November, 2016. Dr Liz Sigston is an ENT surgeon, entrepeneur, CEO, and breast cancer survivor. She talks with MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell about balancing a busy medical life, family and outside interests. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Dr Liz Sigston

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 43: Obesity and women's reproductive health, with Prof Helena Teede

Volume 205, Issue 8 - 17 October 2016

Volume 205, Issue 8: 17 October, 2016. Professor Helena Teede is Executive Director of the Monash Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre, and a professor of Women's Health at Monash University. She discusses the repercussions of our growing obesity problem for women's fertility, and suggests some prevention solutions. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Professor Helena Teede

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 42: Sarcopenia, with Dr David Scott

Volume 205, Issue 7 - 3 October 2016

Volume 205, Issue 7: 3 October, 2016. Dr David Scott is an exercise physiologist and research fellow with Monash University's Bone and Muscle Health Research Group. He discusses sarcopenia, it's definition, impact, and treatment, with MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Dr David Scott

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 41: Unintended consequences of No Jab, No Pay, with Dr Georgie Paxton

Volume 205, Issue 7 - 3 October 2016

Volume 205, Issue 7: 3 October 2015. Dr Georgie Paxton is the head of the Immigrant Health Service at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne. She talks about the unintended consequences of the No Jab, No Pay legislation for immigrant and refugee families. With MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Dr Georgie Paxton

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 40: Biosimilars in IBD, with Dr Greg Moore

Volume 205, Issue 7 - 3 October 2016

Volume 205, Issue 7: 3 October, 2016. Dr Greg Moore is the head of Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Monash Health in Melbourne. In between endoscopies he talked with MJA news and online editor Cate Swannell about biosimilars and a possible safety concern with multi-switching. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Dr Greg Moore

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