We explain the difference between psychiatrists, psychologists and counsellors.
13 Feb 2012 |
Mental health therapists can help people with problems ranging from depression, anxiety or grief to schizophrenia and other psychoses.
We explore the risks, myths and gap payments of medical imaging.
7 Jul 2011 |
From radiation risks to gap payments, CHOICE explores answers the questions about imaging technologies, including x-rays and CTs.
Our investigation found some pharmacies selling 'health' products that simply don't work.
9 Mar 2011 |
From the dubious to the downright ineffective, CHOICE visits the high-profile offenders to find out more.
Consumers can face large gap payments for pathology, but a public provider may be able to provide a gap-free alternative.
30 Aug 2010 |
It pays to ask your GP to request bulk billing wherever possible or to use a public provider.
We find constructive solutions to building a healthy relationship with your doctor.
10 Mar 2010 |
Had a lousy experience with a doctor? We look at some of the main bugbears and doctors' patient-from-hell stories.
Skin clinics claim to help identify and treat skin cancers. How good are they?
18 Jan 2008 |
In the last financial year The Cancer Council NSW received 3974 calls about skin cancer to its helpline, 2251 (57%) of which were specifically about skin cancer clinics.
Plan ahead for when you can no longer look after yourself.
22 Aug 2006 |
Most of us don’t want to think about nursing home care while we’re still relatively healthy and independent; we tend to leave it until an emergency forces us to face the issue, utterly unprepared.
Looking for doctor right.
6 Feb 2006 |
The relationship you have with your doctor can be one of the most crucial in your life, particularly if you have a chronic condition or develop a serious illness.