There has been significant professional and public debate about opioid use, both in Australia and overseas, including suggestions that the level of opioid use, including in Australia, constitutes an ‘epidemic’.
A medical career does not offer protection from illness or disease. In fact, the opposite is true.
Dealing with cases of suspected or actual domestic violence can be challenging for even the most experienced practitioners. A commonly asked question in these situations is “do I have any mandatory reporting obligations around domestic violence?”