Dr Joe Today

May 6th, 20190438 Australia is about to go to the polls and as usual health is a “hot topic”. The turnover of prime ministers here has caused some bemusement. For those reading...

July 30th, 20180739 There is increasing interest in the over use of medical tests, medications and procedures. There has been a belief that more medicine equals better health. In reality it...

January 22nd, 20180978 Trigger warning - those offended by politically incorrect views are advised to read no further. Dateline 2024 - a client enters the GP cubicle. “X” (gender or...

August 28th, 20170856 Some numbers are so big that one can struggle to comprehend them. Fierce Pharma reported that in the decade from 2007, drugs losing their patents had total sales of...

December 19th, 201601100 Three separate articles neatly summed up the issues facing healthcare as the year ends. None are exactly new. All three covered separate aspects of what are the central...

November 28th, 201631280 We are constantly fed doom and gloom stories in health. There is a crisis of this or a tsunami of that. This is despite life expectancy continuously increasing for over...

November 7th, 201601420 One of the things doctors worry about the most is missing a diagnosis. Treatment starts with diagnosis and to miss a cancer or other serious illness risks exposing...