Authors

Tom Brett

Email: tom.brett@nd.edu.au

MA, MD, FRACGP, MRCGP, Professor and Director, General Practice and Primary Health Care Research, School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, WA; General Practitioner, Mosman Park Medical Centre, Mosman Park, WA


A general practice street health service: Patient and allied service provider perspectives

The Freo Street Doctor service is an accredited, mobile, open-access general practice service to improve primary healthcare for people who are homeless and marginalised.


Awareness of familial hypercholesterolaemia in Australian primary care: A qualitative descriptive study

Despite recent exponential growth in research on familial hypercholesterolaemia, there remains a general lack of public and health professional awareness about the disorder.


Evolving worldwide approaches to lipid management and implications for Australian general practice

Guidelines on assessing and managing lipid disorders are evolving as new knowledge and treatments emerge to help health professionals and patients decide the best course of disease management.


Familial hypercholesterolaemia: A guide for general practice

Primary care has much to offer in the future diagnosis and management of familial hypercholesterolaemia, but it requires greater awareness and a better appreciation of cumulative cholesterol burden.


Familial hypercholesterolaemia and cascade testing in general practice: Lessons from COVID-19

The recent increased public experience with epidemiological concepts such as contact tracing offers new potential to improve detection and management of familial hypercholesterolaemia.


Implications of new clinical practice guidance on familial hypercholesterolaemia for Australian general practitioners

Recent consensus advice on the care of patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) supports improved care of patients with FH in the primary care setting.


Increasing multimorbidity in an Australian street health service: A 10-year retrospective cohort study

Street-based general practice services are critical to facilitate easy access to primary and secondary management of chronic multimorbid conditions in marginalised patients.