A rare bird

From Australian Rural Doctor magazine, June 2008:Under any other circumstances, Wudinna District Council might well be accused of stalking. Since Dr Scott Lewis first set foot in the remote SA town more than a decade ago, he has been a marked man.They have waited in the shadows, following their target’s every move, carefully laying the Continue reading A rare bird

Patients peeved by sharing, caring GPs

From Australian Doctor, 6 July 2007:SHARING personal information with a patient during a consultation might seem like a nice way to build a good doctor-patient relationship, but a study has found such disclosure has the opposite effect.Bringing up personal tidbits interrupted the flow of information between the doctor and patient and used up valuable patient Continue reading Patients peeved by sharing, caring GPs