Federal Government announces increase in High Cost Claim Scheme threshold

The Federal Government has advised there will be an increase to the High Cost Claim Scheme (HCCS) threshold, with it moving from $300k to $500k per claim with effect 1 July 2018..... Read more

Congratulations – Australia Day Awards

We extend our congratulations to our members who were recipients of Australia Day Honours..... Read more

Dispelling the ‘doom and gloom’

A ‘mind boggling’ number of patient interactions occur each year, which puts into perspective the extremely low number of medico-legal issues arising..... Read more

Return to Work SA access to patient medical records

We are often contacted by our members in relation to section 183 of the Return to Work Act 2014 after they receive correspondence about this area and we thought it might be helpful to remind our members of their obligations..... Read more

Junior doctors – When things go wrong

Junior doctors are more vulnerable to some of the issues that come with practising medicine in a busy hospital; lack of experience, intense work schedules and frequent rotations and often a lack of support means that the risk of errors occurring is high..... Read more

New year – Changes for privately practising midwives

From 1 January 2017, new Nursing and Midwifery Board safety and quality guidelines for privately practising midwives come into force..... Read more

Make your own health a priority in 2017

The New Year is a great opportunity to set yourself goals; eat better, exercise more, read more books, but often these good intentions fade away as work takes over and the months start to fly by..... Read more

Need help achieving your business goals?

How will 2017 be different from last year? What do you want to change and how will you change it? It’s the perfect time to review, reflect and make a plan..... Read more

MIGA Doctors in Training Grants Program

Each year, MIGA offers doctors in training the opportunity to apply for a Grant to support their pursuits of advanced training. We are pleased to announce the 2016 Grant Recipients..... Read more

New year, new advocacy issues

MIGA is advocating on behalf of its members on a range of issues. Get the latest update and view our submissions..... Read more

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