[WEBINAR] Medicinal cannabis in primary care

medicinal cannabis

In this insightful webinar, Dr Joe Kosterich discusses the multiple uses and benefits of medicinal cannabis, and answers some of your colleagues’ questions about this relatively new frontier in medicine. Continue reading “[WEBINAR] Medicinal cannabis in primary care”

Invitation to join RACGP Special Interests Dermatology

RACGP Special Interests Dermatology

If you are a general practitioner with a special interest in general dermatology and would like to have input at the national RACGP level, HealthCert Education alumni are invited to join the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Specific Interests (RACGP SI) Dermatology body. Dr Jeremy Hudson, Chair of RACGP SI Dermatology, extends this invitation in the below letter. Continue reading “Invitation to join RACGP Special Interests Dermatology”

Income protection 101 for primary care doctors

Income protection

[PARTNERSHIP] There’s not much you can do without an income. In monetary terms, your ability to earn an income is your biggest asset by far – which is why income protection is so important. As a medical professional when you’re protecting your biggest asset, there are 4 things you need to understand so you know what you’re covered for, and what that means at claim time: Continue reading “Income protection 101 for primary care doctors”

[3 min watch] Top 3 suturing tips

In this short video, Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres shares his top three suturing tips, ideal for doctors who manage skin cancer surgery patients in primary care. Continue reading “[3 min watch] Top 3 suturing tips”

[Podcast] Why and how to integrate skin cancer services to your GP practice | Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson

Welcome to the first podcast in our series on medical business management, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this opening episode, Professor David Wilkinson (Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University) speaks with Paul Elmslie (Founder and CEO of HealthCert Education and the National Skin Cancer Centres) about all things related to setting up and running effective skin cancer services in the primary care setting.
Continue reading “[Podcast] Why and how to integrate skin cancer services to your GP practice | Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson”

[2 min watch] How to fill your appointment book with cosmetic patients

cosmetic patients

If you are just starting out in aesthetic medicine – or perhaps experiencing a lull in patients booking these services at your practice – there are a few ways to achieve a boost in your booking numbers. In this short video, GP and Aesthetic Doctor Isabelle Jonsson-Lear gives practical tips for filling your appointment book with cosmetic patients. Continue reading “[2 min watch] How to fill your appointment book with cosmetic patients”

[3 min watch] How to manage patient complaints

patient complaints

How can you manage unhappy patients and complaints in your medical practice? In this short video, Paul Elmslie (CEO & Founder of National Skin Cancer Centres) shares his expert advice for solving your patients’ problems and handling complaints in a busy medical practice. Continue reading “[3 min watch] How to manage patient complaints”

[6 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Professor Giuseppe Argenziano | February 2021

skin cancer update

This month, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano presents a unique skin cancer update video on what primary care practitioners and skin cancer doctors are facing in melanoma screening since the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns. Continue reading “[6 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Professor Giuseppe Argenziano | February 2021”

[5 min read] Most common women’s health issues in Australia

women's health

Did you know that half of all Australian women is living with at least one of 10 common chronic conditions, and a tenth is living with three or more?1 Continue reading “[5 min read] Most common women’s health issues in Australia”

[2 min watch] When should you refer skin cancer surgery patients to specialists?

skin cancer surgery

Even the most experienced skin cancer doctors can sometimes face challenging surgical cases that simply can’t be appropriately managed in the primary care or skin cancer clinic setting. In this short video, Dr Tony Azzi talks about some of the circumstances in which he might refer a skin cancer surgery patient to a specialist.
Continue reading “[2 min watch] When should you refer skin cancer surgery patients to specialists?”