- Professor Meredith Temple-Smith
Deputy Head and Director of Research Training, Department of General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne
We need to keep talking about miscarriage
Bereavement leave for miscarriage is welcome but more work is needed to better support people through their grief, says University of Melbourne experts
Yes, older people are having sex – we need to talk about it
Sexually transmitted infection rates are growing faster among older Australians than younger – we need tailored information, say University of Melbourne experts
Do new doctors get enough child health experience?
Many new doctors entering General Practice seem to lack confidence dealing with child mental health and behaviour problems says University of Melbourne research
Support after miscarriage – how can we do better?
Miscarriage during pregnancy is common, but the loss often goes unacknowledged – we need to get better at providing support, say University of Melbourne experts
Superbug gonorrhoea: should we be afraid?
Antibiotic resistant 'superbug' gonorrhoea could send us back to the treatments of the past, a no one wants that, warns a University of Melbourne expert
Taking the ‘sex’ out of sexually transmissible infections
Despite a permissive culture, the stigma persists around sexually transmissible infections. A University of Melbourne expert says we need to try dropping a word
The birth of syphilis surveillance in Melbourne
Syphilis is on the rise again, almost a century after Melbourne led the way in collecting data on the venereal disease says a University of Melbourne expert.
Why is no-one talking about safe sex for the over 60s?
University of Melbourne researchers are working on a tool to help GPs discuss sexual health with their older patients, who are experiencing an increase in STIs.