Cognitive testing of older doctors

Cognitive Testing of Senior Doctors   by Prof Philip Morris AM www.drphilipmorris.com   Today I wish to discuss the proposal by the medical registration authorities to test the mental capacity of doctors at age seventy in an attempt to improve the safety of health...

Repurposed drugs to treat Covid-19: Ivermectin

Ivermectin Statement Introduction This statement provides the justification for our request for the drug ivermectin to be used for the prevention and treatment of Covid-19 infections. We are a group of senior physicians, academics and researchers who have joined...

The Australian Mental Health Crisis – an Update

The Australian Mental Health Crisis: A system failure in need of treatment Australia has a mental health crisis.  Despite a number of national mental health plans and a decade of changes to public mental health services, individuals, patients, families, carers...

Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): What is it, how to identify it, and what to do about it? The general public is aware that we are seeing the increase of dementia conditions. This creates anxiety, especially as one gets older. The fear is not unreasonable given that...

Continuing Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development I have become very concerned over recent times that medical college CPD programs are becoming more prescriptive and less flexible for their members. These programs ask doctors to spend a number of hours at the beginning of each year...