Authors

Neil Spike

MBBS, FRACGP, AM, Director of Medical Education and Training, Eastern Victoria General Practice Training, Vic; Professorial Fellow, Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, Vic


Acne in primary care: A cross-sectional analysis

Acne is seen by registrars at a rate similar to that of their established general practitioner colleagues, but with modest continuity of care in its management.


Gender differences in Australian general practice trainees performing procedures related to women’s reproductive health: A cross-sectional analysis

Gender difference exists in general practice trainees’ frequency of performing procedures related to women’s reproductive health.


Are we preparing Victorian general practice registrars to be confident in all aspects of primary care paediatrics?

Predominantly hospital-based prevocational paediatric training offers limited exposure to – and, thus, confidence in – managing behavioural, mental health and developmental issues.


General practice registrars’ use of dermoscopy: Prevalence, associations and influence on diagnosis and confidence

General practice registrars use a dermatoscope in a modest majority of skin checks and pigmented skin lesion consultations, which influences registrars’ diagnoses and increases their confidence.