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Medical Chronicle is a bright, newsy B3 format monthly newspaper specifically aimed at private doctors, specialists, hospitals and other key roleplayers in the private healthcare sector. It is a free, ABC-accredited publication. Known as ‘the doctors’ newspaper’, Medical Chronicle was established in 1965 and has been growing at a phenomenal rate over the past 10 years. It is divided into various sections, focusing on the latest news in the industry, the views of movers and shakers in the private healthcare industry, and the latest developments in different medical fields.

Specialty fields covered in the publication include, among others:

  • Oncology
  • Cardiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Pain
  • HIV
  • Gastroenterology
  • Women’s health
  • Men’s health
  • Sexual health.

Medical Chronicle also features regular clinical forums written by leading specialists in a variety of fields. Three regular columns by well-known GPs represent informed views on healthcare politics and economics, and other developments that might impact on the way doctors run their practices, while the lively and popular letters’ pages present a microcosm of the tussle, with debate flowing back and forth.

The back pages are fun pages, featuring a monthly competition, and new products and developments.

Published by New Media, Medical Chronicle is the flagship of a list of impressive titles in the medical field, including PedMed (for paediatricians), Specialiast Forum and LMS.

Fast facts

  • Established 1965
  • Market leader
  • Highest distribution in this sector
  • B3 monthly health industry newspaper
  • ABC-certified distribution.

Distributed free to:

  • Pharmacies
  • GPs
  • Specialists in private practice
  • Key personnel in private hospitals.