Seeking ‘sensible’ and ‘fair’ in healthcare

MIGA’s advocacy aims to ensure that expectations and frameworks for providing healthcare are sensible, fair, practical and realistic.

Often the interests of those involved can differ significantly. It can be a challenge to find an outcome which is sensible and fair to all involved. .... Read more

Your obligations – Assaults and reporting of domestic violence

The following scenarios regularly confront our members in their day-to-day practice. An underlying concern held by most doctors is whether they have a duty, or are required, to disclose the assault to the authorities where the patient refuses to do so or to otherwise take steps to ensure their safety. .... Read more

Back to Basics in Bariatrics

NSW Deputy State Coroner Magistrate Ryan handed down her decision regarding post-operative bariatric surgery complications resulting in the death of a much-loved mother and grandmother on 26 April 2018. The patient died from sepsis as a result of gastric perforation following the procedure..... Read more

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