Plea from a frontline doctor Up to date as of 18th March 2020 As a doctor working in Emergency I’m continually updated with protocol on who to test, how to safely isolate patients and what advice to give to the concerned public. Everyone is talking about it and with this, a palpable stress is rising…

I’m a big believer in the annual check-in for self-improvement. Goal setting helps us stay focused, develop as a human being and reflect on where we’ve come from…don’t forget that last one. In this article we’ll look at the importance of the yearly weigh-in, what you might want to focus on (spoiler: exercise will be…

World Diabetes Day – 14th November   What do Homer Simpson, the Cookie Monster and 1 in 20 Australian adults have in common? Diabetes. The mysterious, insipid, sugary disease that we always talk about in our medical research but ask the average person what it means. As it’s World Diabetes Day on November 14th, I…

Get Physical with your Mental Health World Mental Health Day October 10th Dr Ash Bowden (Doctor Do More), an emergency doctor on the Central Coast is an active advocate of physical activity and the strong correlation it has with mental health benefits. With 1 in 5 Australians being affected by mental health illness, he is…

Dr Ash Bowden is taking his role as a doctor to the next level. When not treating patients in the Emergency department at Gosford Hospital, Dr Ash Bowden is busy pursuing his other passion, promoting physical activity on the Central Coast via his online community ‘Do More”. Getting the Coast more active Dr Bowden is…