Joel Rhee

BSc (Med), MBBS (Hons), GCULT, PhD, FRACGP, General Practitioner, Residential Aged Care Homes, Sydney, NSW; Head of Discipline of General Practice, School of Population Health, UNSW Medicine & Health, Sydney, NSW

Dying still matters in the age of COVID-19

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on people with palliative care needs.

Advance care decision making and planning

Barriers to general practice involvement in advance care planning and strategies for incorporating it into patient care are discussed.

Development of a COVID-19 virtual community of practice in New South Wales: A qualitative study

In April 2020, a group of general practice leaders in NSW established a COVID-19 virtual community of practice to facilitate rapid transfer and implementation of clinical guidance into practice.

Demystifying human research ethics committee applications

This paper describes a step-by-step approach to ethics applications for research projects in primary care for new and inexperienced researchers and those new to primary care research.

Factors influencing early presentation to general practitioners for non–screen detected breast cancer

The relationship between prolonged breast cancer pathways and poorer survival is well established.

Effective integration of caregivers and families as part of the care team for people with cancer

The lived experience of caregiving and the burden associated with this role indicates that caregivers are in need of support, yet there are several barriers to integration with the healthcare team.

How doctors conceptualise P values: A mixed methods study

Misunderstanding of P values is pervasive and might be influenced by a few central misconceptions.

Improving general practice research in Australia

Improving general practice-based research will enable the development of contextually relevant evidence-based medicine and recommendations in general practice, ultimately benefitting Australians.

Initiating advance care planning in New South Wales general practices using a structured conversation guide

Study to explore general practitioners’ perspectives on current advance care planning practice in New South Wales.

Personalised cancer care in the era of precision medicine

Achievement of personalised cancer care requires a system-wide approach that targets the patient, healthcare provider and healthcare system with data informing practice.