Securing your information with MIGA

There was a time when we didn’t think too much about the value of our personal information. But you only have to look at the financial valuations of the tech giants Facebook and Google to appreciate the business value of personal information.

“Spoken words fly away, written words remain” 

What we sometimes find, when reviewing medical records as part of responding to a claim or complaint, is that additional, important information is not in the medical records which would have assisted in responding to concerns. Conversely, occasionally we have also found information within the medical record that should not be included.

What is your ‘duty of care’?

In our conversations with members and clients, they often report that their understanding of where their ‘duty of care’ begins and ends is confusing and they rightly seek clarity from us.

Featured Articles

Navigating a new world of nicotine prescription

From 1 October 2021, Australians seeking access to nicotine vaping products will need a prescription. GPs are now likely to see not just those wanting to quit smoking, but also those who want to continue vaping.

Did you miss it? – Chronic pain management

Our recent webinars focussing on the over-prescribing of opioids in treating chronic pain and on the practicalities of treating patients with chronic pain have been a hit with our members. Don’t miss our next webinar on 20 October 2021!

Terminating the midwife/client relationship

How do you manage a client who will not follow your advice?

This is one of the most common concerns that midwives call us about.

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