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GP or GP trainee opportunities

GP or GP trainee opportunities

GP or GP trainee opportunities within the RAH and TQEH emergency departments GPs or GP trainees are invited to consider applying to work in the RAH and TQEH emergency departments to work alongside consultant emergency physicians. This is an excellent opportunity to...
Resource review: The Burns First Aid Book

Resource review: The Burns First Aid Book

By Dr Jackie Yeoh, CALHN GP Liaison Sadly the Burns Unit at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) still see burns which are referred after a delay of weeks, and where the outcomes are consequently much poorer than if they’d been reviewed early. As GPs we know that the...
Digital tool to prevent colorectal cancer

Digital tool to prevent colorectal cancer

GPs are invited to take part in a study to trial a new digital tool designed to prevent colorectal cancer. RAH gastroenterologist Dr Tsai-Wing Ow is investigating how digital tools and technologies can assist doctors to apply bowel cancer screening and surveillance...
“Pre-hab” preparing patients for surgery

“Pre-hab” preparing patients for surgery

Surgeons across Central Adelaide are championing ‘pre-hab’ to help ensure patients are in the best possible condition for surgery. Pre-habilitation is known to reduce risk factors that can lead to poorer outcomes – and GPs can help. After a patient has been referred,...