In this digital age of on-line forums, blogs and Dr Google our clients frequently call us to discuss the management of patients whom have fixed views about the treatment they wish to receive. Patient autonomy is of course an essential and important legal foundation of the doctor/patient relationship. But to what end?.... Read more
Dr Jones has been treating Peter who has a history of anxiety and depression. Peter recently had his firearms licence suspended and approaches Dr Jones for a medical report. Dr Jones had no idea that Peter held a firearms licence and is unsure about what he should disclose and whether he has any reporting obligations..... Read more
Advertising who you are and what you do as a privately practising midwife is often a key part of letting women know about how you can help them through pregnancy, birth and afterwards. Like any business, you need to promote yourself. The key is doing so appropriately and sensibly..... Read more
Considering an advanced training opportunity? Looking to enhance your skills and knowledge?
You could be eligible for one of four $5,000 Grants available to assist doctors undertaking specialist training opportunities in Australia and overseas.
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According to Fire and Rescue NSW, almost 40% of building fires are caused by electrical appliances and faults. A medical practice recently suffered this fate – their premises experienced $878,000 worth of damage after a fire tore through their offices..... Read more
At MIGA we have a wealth of experience in serving the needs of the healthcare sector. We understand medical practice and can provide you with professional advice, products and services to help you protect your practice and manage risk. .... Read more