As 2020 draws to a close and we start thinking about what lies ahead in 2021, I want to remind and reassure you that MIGA is here to support you.
Many businesses around the country are struggling. As a society, we feel those ripple effects through the lives of the people we are connected with.
From 1 October 2020 a new version of the Medical Board’s Good medical practice – a code of conduct for doctors in Australia was introduced.
MIGA engaged closely with the Medical Board on the code revision, which began more than two years ago. Pleasingly most of the issues we raised have been addressed in the new code.
There are inherent problems when treating anyone with whom you have a close personal relationship. The new Code issued by the Medical Board of Australia on 1 October 2020 clarifies when this is appropriate.
Police requests for information can be tricky to deal with, as well as confronting. In the moment, your first reaction may be to comply. But it is important to stop and think about privacy and establish if the police have the authority to access the information they have requested.
2020 has been dreadful in so many ways. Up-coming celebrations with family, friends and colleagues and an approaching new year will be more than welcome. Whatever your circumstances and no matter the impact of the past 12 months there is never a better time than now to remind you about the importance of taking care of yourself now and in the future.
Maintaining your professionalism in the digital environment. How MIGA can help midwives in this sometimes difficult area of contemporary midwifery practice.
As healthcare practices become larger and adopt more complex corporate structures, so these changes in structure and ownership create legal implications for those who own and operate the practice.
On the 25th of November 2020 we held our Annual General Meeting. Part of the business of the Meeting was the election of Directors to the Board of MDASA.
Thank you to all of our members who recently provided their feedback as part of our 2020 Member Survey. Your views are so important and assist us in understanding how you feel about the services we provide and our performance.