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Interfacing with the Medical Profession 8

We recently came across a Sydney Cardiology practice that has as it’s motto “Cardiology with a personal touch” – but it’s without an ordinary email address, doesn’t even have an email form!!!! Who are they kidding?

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Interfacing with the Medical Profession 7

We need to realise that, broadly speaking, there are two types of doctors. Those who rely on getting a fair number of patients, by GP referrals and from emails from potential patients and so on, who they are not really … Continue reading

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Interfacing with the Medical Profession 6

We’ve just been involved in an exercise in which a reader having hearing problems emailed 43 Sydney ENT Specialists, (Ear Nose and Throat,) asking two questions:- (1) Is helping people with hearing problems “within your areas of specialisation?” and, (2) If … Continue reading

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Dr Kerrie Meades, Ophthalmologist

We have become aware of a letter having been emailed to Dr Kerrie Meades making extremely serious accusations against her, which hasn’t even been acknowledged, let alone responded to. We’ll let you know if ever she responds.

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Walt Secord – dealing with 1

A letter sent by email to Walt Secord, the NSW Shadow Minister for Health, on 5 Dec 2017. Because the above is a copy, the link show in it doesn’t work, but this one does:- http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/coroner-recommends-concord-hospital-pay-more-attention-to-parents-concerns-20171201-gzx05b.html A 28 January 2018 update: No … Continue reading

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Interfacing with the Medical Profession 5

To us what is described in this Sydney Morning Herald article is quite extraordinary – about which we will write more later. Having read it, to a certain extent we were pleasantly surprised, and certainly excited, to find that the … Continue reading

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Interfacing with the Medical Profession 4

If we have a medical problem, we want to be able to consult only the doctor or doctors who can help us the most, obviously. And as medical knowledge increases and increases, that may mean that out of literally hundreds … Continue reading

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Seeking help for Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) problems 2

An email sent to Dr AAA asking if helping seniors with hearing problems was within his “areas of specialisation?” After 5 days, no reply, so a reminder email sent, which resulted in, “Dr AAA would need to see you for … Continue reading

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The Grace Gawler Institute – dealing with 1

The Grace Gawler Institute claims to be “Introducing a New Culture of Cancer Survivorship.” Preliminary research indicates that it belongs to a lady in her late 50s or early 60s, who, while having no formal medical qualifications, claims to have … Continue reading

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Seeking help for Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) problems 1

After nearly ten years working on finding the best doctors to see, it’s become clear to us that you/we just have to be EXTREMELY careful in deciding who to see and use. (Just as we have to be in most … Continue reading

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