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COVID-19 Government Stimulus Package – What this may mean for you and your practice? On 12 March the Australian Government announced a significant Economic Response to the Coronavirus and on Sunday 22 March significantly boosted that response. Further many banks have announced support...
Courts & reportsDoctors' health & wellbeingManaging patient incidentsFactsheets
What happens when you need our support Receiving a claim or complaint can be confronting even when you are expecting it. Once you notify us however your claim unfolds we will work as a team to advise or defend you throughout the process.
Claims insights
Claims and complaints insights: Cardiologists What are the main issues driving cardiologist (interventional and non-interventional) members compensation claims and complaints? Find out the underlying themes and insights to reduce your risk of the...
FactsheetsPractising professionally
Mandatory notifications about health practitioners In this factsheet we outline what your obligations are under the National Law regarding the mandatory notification of another healthcare practitioner or student. A mandatory notification is only requi...
FactsheetsPractising professionally
Mandatory notifications for treating practitioners In this factsheet we outline what your obligations are under the National Law regarding the mandatory notification of a healthcare practitioner that you are treating as a patient of yours. This will a...
Claims insights
Claims and complaints insights: Ophthalmologists What are the main issues driving ophthalmologist members compensation claims and complaints? Find out the underlying themes and insights to reduce your risk of these types of claims and complaints in ...
FactsheetsPatient carePatient communication
Managing differences: care and compliance This factsheet reviews your options and responsibilities when you have a patient who does not accept your advice or refuses to follow your recommended treatment.
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COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) As the COVID-19 situation evolves and more information comes to hand we will update this page with further medico-legal advice for members.
Featured collectionsWorkplace & employment
Planning for Retirement: all you need to know For doctors retiring involves considering many elements of a business built up over many years in practice. These are some of the factors to contemplate when planning for a smooth transition to retire...
Managing patient incidentsFactsheets
Anaesthetic dental damage A common call received from anaesthetists by our medico-legal advisers is when a patient complains of dental damage often the loss of or damage to a tooth during surgery. A recent analysis of our anae...
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