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New report compares health between Australian men and women

Differences and similarities between genders revealed Source: RACGP  The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) have released a report […]

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Record funding for Health in Federal Budget

Source: ABC  Record funding of $81.8 billion has been allocated to the health sector in the 2019-20 Federal Budget. Federal […]

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Winner announced for Futures in Health Indigenous Scholarship

Image: Demi Cheetham  A young indigenous woman from Cairns who is the first in her family to go to university […]

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Obesity rates double in a decade

A new report has revealed that 5.8 million Australians currently live with obesity, and it’s costing the economy approximately $12 […]

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What you need to know this Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April is known as Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, and while awareness building campaigns are not restricted to just one month […]

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Exposing Australia’s bad dietary habits

Source: RACGP According to a new report, less than 5% of Australian adults consume the recommended amount of vegetables, while […]

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Bowel cancer screening test: It could save your life

Source: Cancer Council  Did you know bowel cancer claims the lives of more than 80 Australians every week? The Cancer […]

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Cervical Cancer could be eliminated worldwide within 80 years

Cervical cancer could be globally eliminated by the year 2100 according to a new report. The study The Lancet Oncology […]

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Do GPs have to do home visits?

At House Call Doctor, we’re often asked if it’s necessary for GPs, including those who work in clinics, to do […]

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