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Introducing MIPS Members' Finance
11 Dec 2017
MIPS is further extending member benefits to include access to financial literacy education and select financial products to assist members to meet their personal and professional needs.
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Avoiding common employee contract disputes
6 Dec 2017
A written agreement is easier to defend than a handshake. However, before signing an employment contract, you should be very clear on the key clauses relating to indemnity, insurance or restraints. It is essential that you carefully read your co ...
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A young doctor's advice
4 Dec 2017
Life as a junior doctor can be tough. Especially as an intern. Indeed, it’s often the intern or resident (RMO) who has the closest patient contact under a team and acts as the first port of call when things go awry.
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Are you meeting AHPRA's indemnity requirements?
1 Dec 2017
What happens if I don't have adequate indemnity cover? Healthcare practitioners in Australia are not allowed to be 'under-insured' as this contravenes the AHPRA registration requirement for practitioners to have appropriate indemnity cover for ...
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A facelift for cosmetic regulations
1 Dec 2017
The Queensland Government is restricting the location where doctors may perform major cosmetic surgery such as facelifts, tummy tucks, breast or penis enlargements, deltoid or bicep implants and other procedures.
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AHPRA chaperone recommendations
28 Nov 2017
The Medical Board of Australia (MBA) and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency released a status report on 4 August 2017, on the implementation of the recommendations from the Independent review of the use of chaperones.
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The mind matters
21 Nov 2017
Tomorrow’s future doctors represent a subgroup of the medical profession who are increasingly facing greater risk of poor mental health.
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Car finance options
29 Oct 2017
The page compares all options that Eclipx will offer plus more – the merits of each are spelled out in an objective fashion to assist the member to decide which may be appropriate for them
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Taking out a personal loan
29 Oct 2017
This page should cover the basic dangers of taking out a personal loan. Many young professionals are at risk of purchasing a financial product they don’t understand and this content should explain the basic terms and identify common pitfalls peo ...
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Will the Government keep the PSS?
16 Oct 2017
MIPS has submitted a response to the Department of Health on behalf of members as part of the First Principles Review of the indemnity Insurance Fund. The First Principles Discussion Paper poses questions in respect of the various schemes that h ...
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