The perils of silence – Communicating for safety

Doctor Taupe is writing up a script for anticoagulation, observed by a trainee. The trainee pulls out his smartphone and confers with his medication app. He realises that the dosage being prescribed is too high.

Claims against practice companies are not limited to direct patient claims

Whilst claims are generally made directly against practices (entities/companies) by patients there is growing evidence of claims against practices being lodged by third parties.

NMBA – Nurse & Midwife Support Service now available

Nurses and midwives now have 24 hour access to confidential health support anywhere in Australia. The new service, which is a Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) initiative, is run independently by Turning Point.

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