Good workplace = good outcomes

Where you practise can have significant effects on the care you can provide to your patients and your own well-being.  Excessive workloads, unreasonable expectations, inadequate resources and lack of support can place extraordinary pressures on you. .... Read more

A palliative care inquest. Making the best care, better

When an inquest concerning treatment provided in a hospital is announced, staff at all levels feel anxious and apprehensive about the care they have provided being subjected to such public scrutiny. .... Read more

Victorian Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation – What does it mean?

It is the first time in over 20 years that such a regime has been legal anywhere in Australia. It follows multiple unsuccessful attempts to introduce such a regime in different parts of Australia. .... Read more

Anti-Social Media

This case demonstrates the increasingly porous boundaries between professional and personal conduct..... Read more

Midwives snapshot – The essentials of follow-up

Fulfilling the duty of care for ’follow-up’ is primarily a matter of communication supported by good systems. .... Read more

Medicare Shared Debt Recovery Scheme

Over the last few years Medicare has been increasing its audit activity where it suspects practitioners of inappropriate billing. .... Read more

The bill you don’t want to pay

The letter from the Department contained a spreadsheet of over 25 pages detailing two years of benefits paid that were the subject of the audit. Doctor Joe was invited to attend a formal interview within 2 weeks to discuss the audit and the Medicare claims he had made. .... Read more

eHealth – Making it helpful and practical

eHealth has become an increasingly significant part of healthcare. It is often seen as a way of making healthcare better, safer and more efficient. It can do all those things, but only if done right. .... Read more

MIGA 120th Anniversary Charity Gala Ball

Celebrating 120 years of service to the medical and healthcare professions, our Charity Gala Ball will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Saturday, 7 December 2019. Help us celebrate this incredible milestone by joining us for a night of fun, entertainment, food and great company. .... Read more

Queen’s Birthday Honours

We would like to congratulate our members who recently received Queen’s Birthday Honours. .... Read more

AGM and election of Directors

MIGA’s Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, 23 November 2019. It will be held in conjunction with a Risk Management Conference in Adelaide at the Hilton Hotel, Adelaide..... Read more

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