general practitioners

Comment: Too much stick, not enough carrot

Daygan Eager

The state’s proposed certificate of need will not address inequities in rural healthcare.


Comment: Take care over the next hill

Daygan Eager

What, if anything, does the private healthcare sector have to offer the rural poor?


When public healthcare trumps private

Mia Malan

TB and HIV-infected patients who can't pay for high-end medical insurance but can afford GP visits opt for state care, which offers better treatment.


Botox sans frontiers

Charlotte Bauer

Once minor aesthetic procedures, such as Botox injections and "fillers", had to be administered by a medical specialist: now my GP does them in betwee