Mark Morgan

BM, BCh, MA, PhD, MRCGP, FRACGP, Professor of General Practice, Associate Dean External Engagement, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Robina, Qld

The impact of COVID-19 on Australian cancer screening and strategies to mitigate ongoing disruption of screening services

At-home screening and risk stratification are strategies that can be employed at times of disruption to maintain adequate levels of cancer prevention and early detection.

How has the COVID-19 pandemic influenced patient-centred care? Analysis of a qualitative collective case study by high-performing practice teams

This study identified new approaches to patient-centred care (PCC) that can guide other general practices and progress the health system towards policy-based PCC objectives.

Antibiotic stewardship: A review of successful, evidence-based primary care strategies

Australia has good antibiotic regulation and guidelines but must invest in sustained primary care stewardship programs.

It is feasible to flag ‘near end-of-life’ status in older patients from routine general practice data

Prognostic uncertainty delays discussions and leads to unnecessary treatments for older patients who are dying.

Patient-centred care during the COVID-19 pandemic: Protocol for a qualitative collective case study by high‑performing general practice teams

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant disruption to general practice, and its impact on patient-centred care is not yet understood.

Post–COVID-19 syndrome/condition or long COVID: Persistent illness after acute SARS CoV-2 infection

As the understanding of post-acute COVID-19 is evolving, regularly updated or ‘living guidelines’ will be crucial for those affected to be provided with best care within the health system.

Supporting quality and safety in general practice: Response rates to computer decision support

Gold Coast Primary Health Network developed a decision support tool to deliver real-time medication safety alerts and prompts for interventions.