Public interest suspensions

The Medical Board of Australia is expected to soon acquire new powers to take immediate action against doctors and other health practitioners where the Board “reasonably believes” the action is in the “public interest”..... Read more

When your patient won’t listen

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

Firearms and reporting obligations

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

Understanding the risks in prescribing opioids

The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) reported in July 2017 that the rate of accidental opioid deaths has more than doubled among Australians aged 35 to 44 between 2007 and 2013..... Read more

Midwives – Be careful with your advertising

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

MIGA Doctors in Training Grants Program

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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Protecting your business – Avoid going up in flames

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

Managing professional risks in your practice

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

43,000,000 Qantas Points given to members

Our partnership with one of Australia’s most respected and recognised national brands provides a valuable way for us to recognise and reward our clients..... Read more

2017 Annual General Meeting

The 2017 Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, 25 November 2017 at the Hilton Hotel, Adelaide..... Read more

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