Dr David Borshoff Anaesthetist

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Concise Advice

Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools for record management in doctor consultations

Medical transcription software uses speech to text transcription methods to convert audio files of doctor and patient conversations into a written record in real time

Employment Essentials

28 Nov 2023

Articles & Case Studies

Spinal Surgery

A range of treatments include manual and physical therapies, opioids, non-opioid painkillers, medicinal cannabis, spinal injections, and nerve ablation


18 Sep 2023

Concise Advice

Treating family, friends or colleagues

Self prescribing may lead to regulatory authorities pursuing the practitioner for inappropriate professional practice by way of breach of the Code of Conduct

Concise Advice

Telehealth Toolkit

Telehealth has been a part of the Australian healthcare system for some time but has become integral to all sectors of medicine in recent years


GP referrals for cosmetic surgery

GPs should familiarise themselves with the new requirement for patients seeking cosmetic surgery to seek a referral from a GP or other medical specialist, which came into effect on 1 July 2023.

Articles & Case Studies

Medicare update for Members

Many GPs will be aware of a recent targeted compliance exercise initiated by the Department of Health & Aged Care (DHAC) reviewing the co-billing of item 10997.

Articles & Case Studies

More than just advice

Doctors’ health phone lines. A simple name for a service. Every state and territory in Australia has a 24/7 doctor-to-doctor telephone support service for doctors and medical students, as part of their Doctors’ Health Advisory Service (DHAS).

Articles & Case Studies

Not worth the paper it's written on

Most disclaimers are not worth the paper they are written on – and you may be causing a lot of unnecessary angst over a request for notes if you use them inappropriately.



Doctors Let's Talk: Get Yourself A Fricking GP

Get yourself a fricking GP stat! is a conversation with Dr Lam, 2019 RACGP National General Practitioner of the Year, rural GP and GP Anesthetics trainee, that explores the importance of finding your own GP as a Junior Doctor.


25 Oct 2022

Systematic efforts to reduce harms due to prescribed opioids – webinar recording

Efforts are underway across the healthcare system to reduce harms caused by pharmaceutical opioids. This 43-min recording of a live webinar, delivered 11 March 2021, is an opportunity for prescribers to check, and potentially improve, their contribution to these endeavours. Hear from an expert panel about recent opioid reforms by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. 

Diplomacy in a hierarchy: tips for approaching a difficult conversation

Have you found yourself wondering how to broach a tough topic of conversation? It can be challenging to effectively navigate a disagreement with a co-worker, especially if they're 'above' you; however, it's vital for positive team dynamics and safe patient care. In this recording of a live webinar you'll have the opportunity to learn from colleagues' experiences around difficult discussions and hear from a diverse panel moderated by Dr Kiely Kim (medico-legal adviser and general practitioner). Recorded live on 2 September 2020.