10 episodes

Two Australian GPs take an irreverent look at medical research. For sceptical clinicians and their patients.

GP Sceptics Dr Justin Coleman, Dr Liz Sturgiss

    • Science

Two Australian GPs take an irreverent look at medical research. For sceptical clinicians and their patients.

    Podcast 14: Alcohol-related harm in general practice

    Podcast 14: Alcohol-related harm in general practice

    GP Sceptics podcast 14 discusses alcohol-related harms and what GPs can do about the problem. Liz and Justin interview guest experts Dr Paul Grinzi and Hester Wilson. Continue reading →

    • 43 min
    GP Sceptics podcast 13: Nurses’ conflicts-of-interest

    GP Sceptics podcast 13: Nurses’ conflicts-of-interest

    It turns out pharmaceutical and device companies court nurses as well as doctors. Podcast guest Quinn Grundy is on the case. Continue reading →

    • 41 min
    GP Sceptics podcast 12: Doctors’ resilience

    GP Sceptics podcast 12: Doctors’ resilience

    We grill the resilient Dr Genevieve Yates about what it takes for doctors to thrive in a tough environment. Work-life balance, as it turns out, might be a false dichotomy. Continue reading →

    • 39 min
    GP Sceptics podcast 11: Medically Unexplained Symptoms

    GP Sceptics podcast 11: Medically Unexplained Symptoms

    We interview the Dutch GP who wrote the guide on the difficult art of dealing with patients whose symptoms persist after all reasonable efforts to diagnose them have failed. A fascinating topic because it is both common and perplexing. Continue reading →

    • 35 min
    GP Sceptics podcast 10: GPs at the Deep End

    GP Sceptics podcast 10: GPs at the Deep End

    Dr Tim Senior discusses working with disadvantaged populations. Justin discusses anti-ageing (for mice). Liz cooks up her first ever special source. Continue reading →

    • 32 min
    GP Sceptics podcast 9: The Environment

    GP Sceptics podcast 9: The Environment

    Dr George Crisp from Doctors for the Environment Australia tackles the big questions. Are individual health interventions as effective as population ones, and should Justin wear lycra? Liz isn't convinced. Continue reading →

    • 29 min

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