Performing at your peak – Looking after yourself

Just like an elite athlete, giving your best performance means maintaining a healthy body and mind. Not so easily achieved with the stressors of the modern workplace. .... Read more

Privacy questions answered

Health service providers have an obligation to protect the personal and sensitive information of individuals. Queries about privacy and confidentiality of patient medical records are the most frequent enquiry to our Claims and Legal Services team. So what do you need to know? .... Read more

HealthEngine – The next chapter

We reported in our August 2018 Bulletin the controversy surrounding HealthEngine, the largest online health directory, in relation to data sharing of patient information with third party providers. Unfortunately the already unwanted attention has not dissipated for HealthEngine. .... Read more

Advancing the boundaries of medicine, safely

Medicine is ever evolving. This is generally a good thing for doctors, patients and the community but it creates challenges around what is “appropriate evolution”, including the evidence for it. .... Read more

Midwives snapshot: Coping with isolation

When Cheryl first set up her own practice as a midwife it was tough. There were no mechanisms in place to support her and she was reluctant and embarrassed to share her feelings. .... Read more

‘Baby you can drive my car’ – Expectations vs reality

Imagine your child has finished their final academic year and received some good results. You’ve decided to reward their efforts in a practical way. .... Read more

‘Alarm fatigue’ sees doctors ignoring monitors 63% of the time

The study was conducted in an emergency department over a 53 hour period, during which 1,049 alarms went off, associated with 146 patients. Emergency staff did not respond to 63% of the alarms. .... Read more

Considering an advanced training opportunity?

You could be eligible for one of six $10,000 Grants available to assist doctors undertaking specialist training opportunities in Australia and overseas. .... Read more

Farewell Dr Martin Altmann and Mr Henry Botha

After many years of service to MIGA our Chairman Dr Martin Altmann and Mr Henry Botha, Chairman of the Group’s Audit Committee, both retired from our Boards at the end of September 2019. .... Read more

MIGA recognised as an Aon Best Employer 2019

MIGA was recently recognised as a 2019 Aon Best Employer, one of only 12 companies in Australia and New Zealand to receive this award as part of Aon’s Best Employers global certification. .... 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. .... Read more

2019 Annual General Meeting

Our AGM will be held on Saturday, 23 November 2019 at the Hilton Hotel Adelaide at 9.00am (CDT). .... Read more

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