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As Australia’s leading medical defence organisation and medical indemnity insurance provider, Avant has more members, more claims experience and is backed by the largest in-house specialist medico-legal team.
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What to do when a patient requests a backdated referral
Preventing and resolving training disputes
With more members and more claims data Avant is uniquely posititoned to provide you with market-leading risk management expertise.
Explore how to deal with different types of complaints that you may receive in your practice.
A recent disciplinary case has reinforced the risks associated with mixing your duty as a doctor with your family obligations.
Dr Holiday received a letter from his employer asking him to explain why he had accessed his ex-wife’s medical records
Strategies for dealing with adverse outcomes and events as part of good clinical practice.
Understand the statutory requirements and your obligations in treating children.