[Lecture] Incorporating aesthetic medicine into general practice

aesthetic medicine

In this lecture, Dr Dianne King outlines the steps she took to integrate aesthetic services into her general and skin cancer practice, providing practical tips for other GPs interested in starting out in the field.
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[Podcast] How doctors’ percentage fees affect their income

percentage fees

Do doctors’ percentage fees actually matter? In this latest episode of the HealthCert Education podcast, Paul Elmslie (Founder & CEO, HealthCert Education and National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Matt Woollard (Business Director, National Skin Cancer Centres) about how doctors’ percentage fee structures affect the income of both doctors and medical practices. Continue reading “[Podcast] How doctors’ percentage fees affect their income”

[Podcast] The importance of skin cancer checks | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson

skin cancer checks

Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Prof David Wilkinson (Chief Medical Officer, National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Dr John Hall (Past President, Rural Doctors Association of Australia) about the importance of getting a skin cancer check and the upcoming Australia’s National Skin Check Day.
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[Podcast] Medicare billing & records | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson

Medicare billing

Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Prof David Wilkinson (Chief Medical Officer, National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Matt Woollard (Director of Business Development in Operations, National Skin Cancer Centres) about how to manage Medicare billing and records in a medical practice. Continue reading “[Podcast] Medicare billing & records | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson”

[7 min read] Managing menstrual irregularities in primary care

menstrual irregularities

Menstrual irregularity in women of childbearing age is incredibly common, with a prevalence of up to 34 per cent in some areas of the world. Irregular menstruation is common in the extremes of reproductive age, i.e. at menarche and menopause; however during childbearing years, periods tend to follow a regular pattern, occurring on average every 26-29 days. Continue reading “[7 min read] Managing menstrual irregularities in primary care”

[Podcast] LED light therapy for wound care and acne | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson

LED light therapy

Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Prof David Wilkinson (Chief Medical Officer, National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Dr Di King (Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Medicine Doctor, National Skin Cancer Centres) about the use of LED light therapy for acne and for wound healing after skin cancer surgery. Continue reading “[Podcast] LED light therapy for wound care and acne | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson”

[3 min watch] Surgical interventions that can be managed in primary care

surgical interventions

Would you like to perform more minor surgical procedures in your practice? In this brief video, Dr Peter Grossberg looks at surgical interventions that can be used to treat a variety of conditions commonly encountered in primary care. Continue reading “[3 min watch] Surgical interventions that can be managed in primary care”

[Podcast] Managing poor staff performance | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson

poor staff performance

Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Prof David Wilkinson (Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University) speaks with Mark Lindley (Head of People & Culture at National Skin Cancer Centres) about managing poor staff performance in a medical practice. Continue reading “[Podcast] Managing poor staff performance | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson”

[6 min read] Managing psoriasis in primary care

psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that affects up to 2% of the world’s population. Psoriasis can not only increase morbidity and mortality in patients but also impacts the quality of life. People with psoriasis have a higher risk of heart disease and metabolic syndrome. Continue reading “[6 min read] Managing psoriasis in primary care”

[5 min read] Eating to win: Sports nutrition for high performance

sports nutrition

Nutrition can make the difference between a good athlete and a great athlete. Just as a car engine needs proper fuel for optimal performance, athletes need proper nutrition to support their strength, speed, and endurance to compete at their best.

Other than consuming enough kilojoules and macronutrients, athletes may need to consider meal timing and adequate hydration status depending on their specific sports and training regimes. Whether your patient is a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, here are some basic tips to keep in mind. Continue reading “[5 min read] Eating to win: Sports nutrition for high performance”