With partners across the Northern Rivers of NSW, Ray is launching a free one-day festival called Regeneration, funded by a small NSW government grant. More details here.
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New Bush Regeneration project about to be launched
In this United Nation’s Decade of Ecosystem Restoration, 2021-2030, its time to celebrate and expand Australia’s burgeoning bush regeneration work, drawing on tens of thousands of years of caring for country. A new project in the Byron Shire of Northern New South Wales will be unveiled very soon.
Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare’s new podcast, The Recovery
You can hear the new podcast, The Recovery, which Ray co-hosts with former BMJ editor-in-chief Dr Fiona Godlee, here on the home page of Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare.
Celebrating the moves to wiser healthcare
In April 2022, The Medical Journal of Australia’s Insight published a short piece titled “Celebrating the moves to Wiser healthcare”, and you can read it here. The piece is a short thank you to all those who are working to wind back medical excess, safely and fairly. As noted in the piece, Ray is taking a break from the world of medicine to study bush regeneration and ecological restoration at TAFE.
New podcast series…… coming soon
Ray will co-host a new podcast series, scheduled for release in late 2021, details to come.
Preventing Overdiagnosis on-line meetings
For information about the Preventing Overdiagnosis webinar series, please visit here
Abstracts and registrations open for PODC2019
Abstracts and registrations are now open for the Preventing Overdiagnosis international scientific conference, in Sydney December 5-7, 2019, which will be co-sponsored by the WHO. There are discounts for students and consumer/citizen advocates. For more information see here
Preventing Overdiagnosis conference 2019
The 7th international Preventing Overdiagnosis scientific conference will be in Sydney, December 5-7, 2019. Early bird registrations have just gone on sale, and there are discounted registrations for students and consumer/citizens organisations. The conference partners include universities from Australia, UK and USA, as well as one of the world’s leading medical journals, the BMJ. You can visit the conference website here.
The Recommended Dose
Ray is now presenting Season Two of The Recommended Dose – produced by Cochrane Australia. The podcast is a series of intimate conversations with some of the world’s big thinkers in health, promoting a more questioning approach to healthcare. Guests include BMJ’s editor in chief Dr Fiona Godlee, the extraordinary Professor John Ioannidis, brilliant British novelist Sarah Moss, JAMA Internal Medicine’s editor in chief Professor Rita Redberg, Australia’s leading health reporter, Dr Norman Swan, and many more. Your can listen to it here
National statement launched in Australia on need to address overdiagnosis
Leading healthcare groups in Australia, including professional organisations, consumer groups and public bodies have endorsed an Initial Statement, on overdiagnosis. The statement acknowledges that the problem of too much medicine is harming people and threatening healthcare sustainability – taking resources away from areas of genuine need. The statement followed a National Summit on overdiagnosis held at the University of Sydney in July, facilitated by the Wiser Healthcare research collaboration.