Strength in a crisis

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.

Evolution or revolution? A new version of the Good Medical Practice Code

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.

When ‘close’ is ‘too close’

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.

Featured Articles

“Hello, hello, hello” – Police requests for information

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.

Self-care in a year like no other

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.

Midwives Snapshot – Keeping pace with digital change

Maintaining your professionalism in the digital environment. How MIGA can help midwives in this sometimes difficult area of contemporary midwifery practice.

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