Generally Speaking

Join the conversation as Dr Gill Singleton and Dr Billy Stoupas discuss current and emerging challenges in general practice by subscribing to our new podcast, sponsored by CommBank.

Management of type 2 diabetes

This episode, Dr Singleton and Dr Stoupas chat to Dr Gary Deed, Chair of the RACGP Specific Interests Diabetes network and clinical editor of the RACGP and Diabetes Australia’s 2020 edition of the Diabetes Handbook.
He’ll share his insights and GP’s perspective on how to navigate the complexities of diagnosis, treatment, and even more importantly, how we can work on prevention of this chronic condition.
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Episode 10

The business of practice ownership

This episode, Dr Stoupas and Dr Singleton tackle the intricacies of running a GP clinic with Dr Maria Boulton. Maria is a company director, GP, author and public speaker. She is also a member of the RACGP Private Practice Owner’s Steering Committee and the RACGP Federal Business Sustainability Working Group. This podcast features two conversations with Maria. One which took place at the beginning of 2020 and then a follow up recorded mid-year in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Episode 9

COVID-19 impacts and developments

This episode, Dr Stoupas and Dr Singleton explore the recent impacts and developments of COVID-19 in Australia with regard to medical progress and economic outlooks through a GP’s lens. They are joined by Dr Rob Grenfell, Director of Health and Biosecurity at CSIRO, and Craig James, Chief Economist at CommSec.

Episode 8

Mental health

Dr Stoupas and Dr Singleton explore the issue of mental health as it presents for GPs. They are joined by Jas Streten, General Manager of the Australian Patients Association and expert Dr James Antoniadis, GP, psychodynamic psychotherapist, and member of the General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration (GPMHSC).

Episode 7

Alcohol and other drugs

Dr Billy Stoupas and Dr Gill Singleton discuss the issue of alcohol and other drugs in our community. They are joined by Melbourne GP, Dr Paul Grinzi who is a lead medical educator at the RACGP.
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