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Assessing care after adverse events: the importance of clinical guidelines When a patient experiences an adverse event it can be tempting with the benefit of hindsight to suggest that the care provided was inappropriate and something should have been done differently.
ConsentManaging patient incidentsMedical recordsFactsheetsPractising professionallyPrivacy & confidentiality
Early career doctor essentials This medico-legal series covers key topics of interest to early career doctors such as consent. capacity and other professionalism issues.
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Claims and complaints insights Dermatologists Members asked us for more information about compensation claims and complaints to regulators. In response the following is a retrospective review of routinely collected data.
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Genomics in pregnancy and medico-legal risk Carrier screening and genomic testing is an evolving area. Your medico-legal responsibilities include the consent discussion keeping up-to-date with college guidelines and documentation of the discuss...
Claims insights
Claims and complaints insights - Urology surgeons Members asked us for more information about compensation claims and complaints to regulators. In response the following is a retrospective review of routinely collected data.
FactsheetsPatient care
Fitness to drive All States and territories have requirements and obligations when assessing a patient as fit to drive. Unclear or complex assessments may be challenging. This factsheet reviews your obligations.
Claims insights
Claims and complaints insights - Hospital-based early career doctors What are the main issues driving early career stage doctors compensation claims and complaints? Find out the underlying themes and insights to reduce your risk of these types of claims and complaints ...
Claims insightsManaging patient incidents
COVID-19 claims, complaints and medico-legal queries This claims insight outlines Avant s COVID-19 claims and notifications of incidents such as issues with telehealth infection control and employment. It also gives an overview of the most common questi...
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Digital communication: what you need to know Digital communication offers great benefits to medical practice. Keeping up-to-date with current practices and being aware of the medico-legal pitfalls remains a challenge. These resources have been d...
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COVID-19 vaccines: what’s next? Professor Julie Leask shares her insights on the complexities of the COVID-19 vaccination program and trust promoting measures to improve vaccination uptake. View the video or read the transcript belo...
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