• Your mutual returning benefits to you

    • Largest specialist in-house medico-legal team of all MDOs in Australia

    • Comprehensive policy coverage

    • 24/7 expert medico-legal advice in emergencies

    • Market-leading risk education program

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  • Australia’s leading medical defence organisation and medical indemnity insurance provider

    As Australia’s leading medical defence organisation and provider of medical indemnity insurance, Avant has more members, more claims experience and more expertise. So whatever situation as a medical professional you may find yourself in, you can be assured no one has more experience or resources to protect, defend and advise you. Avant, your advantage.

  • What's new

    Stay up to date with medico-legal news and events tailored to your specialty and access exclusive member-only tools, resources, education and scholarship opportunities for medical students, doctors and other medical professionals.

    • Handling professional conduct complaints against doctors

      Avant supports a nationally consistent approach to complaints handling, not only in terms of process but also in terms of outcomes.

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    • Annual Report 2015

      Avant is pleased to report another successful year as Australia’s leading medical defence organisation. We continue to pursue our commitment to defend, protect, advise and support our members. Thank you to all our members for allowing us to continue as a partner in your medical career.

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    • PCEHR updated to My Health Record

      The Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) system has undergone a number of changes with the passing of the Health Legislation Amendment (eHealth) Bill 2015 on 12 November 2015.

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  • Risk management resources for Avant members

    • Webinar - Conflict of interests: pharma and medicine

      Medical research and development are often closely linked to pharmaceutical companies and their funding. This webinar will explore the implications of this for Australian medical practitioners.

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    • CPD accredited eLearning courses

      Online courses consist of videos, cases and quizzes. Learning is self-paced and accredited by several colleges. Topics include communication, record keeping, case studies, consent, and common medico-legal issues.

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    • What to expect as an intern

      These short videos provide insight and ideas from Avant members and our medico-legal team. They focus on five key areas for you to consider to make a successful transition from student to intern.

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