[Podcast] Measuring patient satisfaction | Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson

patient satisfaction

Welcome to our podcast series on medical business management, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Professor David Wilkinson (Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University) speaks with Paul Elmslie (Founder and CEO of HealthCert Education and the National Skin Cancer Centres) about how to deliver a really high quality skin cancer service for your patients and measure patient satisfaction. Continue reading “[Podcast] Measuring patient satisfaction | Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [15 March]

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This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Dave Stewart, features a 70-year-old female patient presenting for a skin check. She has no concerns, but this pigmented lesion is noted on her upper chest.

  • 70-year-old female
  • Pigmented lesion on chest

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [8 March]

case discussion

This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Alex Speight, features a 70-year-old male patient with multiple lesions found during a skin cancer check.

  • 70-year-old male
  • Multiple lesions

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [1 March]

case discussion

In this week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Alex Speight, we review a 70-year-old male patient with a slow growing lesion on his right arm.

  • 70-year-old male
  • Slow growing lesion on arm

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[Podcast] Why and how to integrate skin cancer services to your GP practice | Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson

Welcome to the first podcast in our series on medical business management, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this opening episode, Professor David Wilkinson (Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie University) speaks with Paul Elmslie (Founder and CEO of HealthCert Education and the National Skin Cancer Centres) about all things related to setting up and running effective skin cancer services in the primary care setting.
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[3 min watch] Top 3 suturing tips

suturing

In this short video, Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres shares his top three suturing tips, ideal for doctors who manage skin cancer surgery patients in primary care. Continue reading “[3 min watch] Top 3 suturing tips”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [22 February]

This week’s case discussion from Dr Sally Parsons features a 47-year-old fair-skinned female patient who presented for a skin check. A small pigmented lesion was found on the patient’s shoulder, subtly getting darker over a 12-month period since it was first noticed.

  • 47-year-old female
  • Small pigmented lesion on shoulder

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [15 February]

In this week’s case we look at a female patient who had seen her usual GP and had “a few sunspots” frozen off her back multiple times in the prior two years. She then presented to Dr Terry Harvey with persistent lesions. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [15 February]”

[2 min watch] When should you refer skin cancer surgery patients to specialists?

skin cancer surgery

Even the most experienced skin cancer doctors can sometimes face challenging surgical cases that simply can’t be appropriately managed in the primary care or skin cancer clinic setting. In this short video, Dr Tony Azzi talks about some of the circumstances in which he might refer a skin cancer surgery patient to a specialist.
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[4 min watch] Common mistakes to avoid when setting up a skin cancer service

skin cancer practice

What are some common mistakes doctors make when first starting out in skin cancer medicine and getting the services running in their practice? In this short video, Paul Elmslie (CEO & Founder of National Skin Cancer Centres) talks about the common mistakes you can avoid when setting up skin cancer services in your practice. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Common mistakes to avoid when setting up a skin cancer service”