James Kildare

Are masks really worth it?

16 January 2022 12:00 pm

With N95 masks now mandatory in most hospital settings, this has sparked a lively debate therein. One of the most…

The importance of informed consent in the Covid era

11 January 2022 9:00 am

It used to go without saying that the morality of medical practice rested on informed consent. It is enshrined in…

Damage is being done to our medical profession

30 December 2021 12:00 pm

It may be that a major casualty from the pandemic is the damage done to the medical profession. Healthcare is…

A dangerous tone has crept into medical discourse

26 December 2021 4:00 am

A dangerous tone has crept into the medical discourse. Over the last year, it has become increasingly common to encounter…

My other coronavirus victims

9 June 2020 5:56 pm

To date, 103 people have died of coronavirus in Australia, none of them under the age of 40, and only…

Medicos should have shown more scepticism over lockdown

25 May 2020 1:02 pm

As a general rule, it might be fair to say that us doctors should be wary of politics. There are two sides to…