• Doctors as medical expert witnesses in court
    Should you ever consider venturing into the medico-legal side of the medical profession, here are some things that you might want to know first.
  • Specialist Spotlight: Interventional Radiologists
    Breakthroughs in technology and imaging techniques have paved ways for the field of interventional radiology, but with increasing demands, will image-guided procedures soon become an essential skill acquired by doctors across all specialties?
  • 4 alternative career paths for nurses
    Nursing is a very versatile job that offers many fields of specialisations for individuals. Here we will look at the different career paths that nurses can take, and what they offer.
  • Team huddle: A great way for hospital employees to start the day
    Hospital employees can make use of team huddles to develop situational awareness, or a collective understanding about the state of operations in their staff.
  • 4 tips to help an independent pharmacy stay competitive
    The business environment for pharmacies can be very competitive, and it can be challenging for smaller pharmacies to thrive. Fortunately, here we will provide you with a few tips to make your pharmacy profitable.
  • A day in the life of a houseman
    This fictional write-up portrays a day in the life of a houseman undergoing a paediatrics rotation.
  • 5 things for doctors to be aware of during a patient’s visit
    Many patient visits can be more meaningful when the doctors know how to conduct an effective doctor-patient communication.
  • Should pharmacists fully embrace personalised medicine?
    Pharmacists are excited to incorporate personalised medicine into their practice. However, there are still potential pitfalls that they need to take note of.
  • Older doctors are now postponing retirement
    Older and senior doctors have been found to put off retirement to an indeterminate age in Australia. Among the factors include the sense of purpose the job brings and still able to be of service because of good physical health.
  • A patients’ perceptions of their illness matters
    Studies have shown that a patient’s perception of his illness will affect his recovery, and that having a positive mindset towards his sickness will lead to better health outcomes.
  • 4 productivity tips for medical practitioners
    Medical practitioners are often overloaded with work, and learning how to enhance productivity will enable them to be more efficient and improve their performance at work.

  • Student debts from medical school contribute to physician burnout
    Given the infamously long hours and challenging work demands of healthcare professionals, emotional burnout is almost a given. In fact, physicians may add debt and financial stress as another, often-overlooked factor.
  • The importance of cultural competence in medical practice
    Healthcare providers need to have cultural competence so that they can better relate to their patients and show their respect towards them; these are significant elements in patient care.