How ‘mad’ are you? – SBS 2 part TV documentary

“How ‘mad’ are you” is an SBS TV documentary I worked on in 2018 assisting in the production, and as on screen host. The show aired in October 2018. You can watch by searching SBS On Demand – https://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/ From the SBS website: This two-part SBS documentary series How ‘Mad’ Are You? addresses mental illness in a…

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Radiotherapy Live – special live audience episode!!

If you listen to one Radiotherapy this year – make it this one!! This aired on October 14, 2018. In front of a live studio audience, the Radiotherapy team of Mal Practice, Dr. Do-Little and Autonomy celebrate Radiotherapy’s 21 (or so) years in style. Joined by two special guests Jill Stark and Nelly Thomas, the…

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Radiotherapy – The psychology of fonts, saying NO to patients…

Nov 7, 2018 In this week’s episode Panel Beater, Dr. Do-Little, Dr. Capri and Training Wheels delved into the topics of psychological fonts and saying no to patients. Joined by RMIT Behavioural Business Lab expert Dr. Janneke Blijlevens, the team discussed a new font called ‘Sans Forgetica.’ Dr. Capri also discussed her experiences of being…

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Writs & Cures – Understanding Neuropsychiatry

Special guest in this edition of Writs and Cures is Professor Dennis Velakoulis, the head of neuropsychiatry at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Neuropsychiatry is the mysterious world that deals with the mental health aspects of brain disease. It includes the psychological aspects of disorders like Parkinson’s Disease, dementia, epilepsy, but it also includes the neurological…

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Writs & Cures – Assisted Reproduction

In this edition of Writs & Cures the team take a look into assisted reproduction. Modern medicine has come a long way since the first so-called ‘test tube’ baby in Victoria back in 1980 at the Royal Women’s Hospital. But with the increase has come questions about access and cost. The Victorian government has launched…

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Writs & Cures – Understanding Physiotherapy

In this edition of Writs and Cures the team explore the world of physiotherapy. Did you know it’s the third biggest health science? Most of us see a physio at least occasionally. But how did physiotherapy emerge in Australia? What drove the profession? What role did Polio play? To answer these questions Writs and Cures…

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Writs and cures: Emergency trauma management

In this edition of Writs and Cures, Steve Ellen and Bill O’Shea join Lindy Burns for a discussion about the demise of democracy and whether citizens’ assemblies may be the way forward. Plus, Dr Amit Maini, a physician from The Alfred hospital’s Emergency and Trauma Centre, shares his experience of dealing with acute trauma cases…

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Radiotherapy on 3RRR: Relationships, vaccines and adolescent cancer.

Apr 24, 2018 This week the doctors ask some big questions: Do your eating habits affect your relationships? What about vice versa? And which flu vaccine should you get this year (there are three to choose from). Plus special guests, Kate Thompson, the manager of ONTrac – the adolescent cancer service at Peter Mac, in…

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Writs and Cures: Should smoking be shown on screen?

In this edition of Writs and Cures, Steve Ellen and Bill O’Shea join Lindy Burns and co-host Dilruk Jayasinha for a discussion about the morality of showing smoking in film and on television. Plus Kate Booth and Emily Hart from Maurice Blackburn Lawyers share their experience running a pro bono legal clinic for patients at…

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