Jane Hocking

BAppSc, MPH, MHlthSc, PhD, Professor, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health; Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Vic.

Could an online or digital aid facilitate discussions about sexual health with older Australians in general practice?

Online and digital aids could provide an effective means to help facilitate sexual health discussions with older patients in general practice, provided they are designed with the patient in mind.

Do you talk to your older patients about sexual health? Health practitioners’ knowledge of, and attitudes towards, management of sexual health among older Australians

GPs do not routinely discuss sexual health with older patients, and they believe the responsibility for initiation of such discussions rests with the patients themselves.

Risk-taking behaviour in adolescents

Risk-taking behaviours in adolescents are rarely detected in clinical practice without deliberate assessment within a youth-friendly framework.