Awakening from PVS or revealing medical mistakes: on re-writing and re-reading textbooks – by Professor Grant Gillett

We are at the moment confronted with yet another case of apparent “wakening” from Persistent Vegetative State (PVS), prompting one commentator to claim that “We will have to re-write the medical textbooks” (for story, see here). I would like to suggest that it might be better to recommend reading the medical textbooks first. PVS is […]

Medecins Avec Frontieres: Doctors With Borders and Medical Protectionism in New Zealand

Medecins Avec Frontieres: Doctors With Borders and Medical Protectionism in New Zealand As a New Zealand medical undergraduate, I am constantly reminded of the coming ‘tidal wave’ of Australian medical graduates by both student and professional medical organisations. In short, there are too many Australian doctors being trained, for too few Australian jobs. The situation […]