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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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Being a Good Samaritan
6 Oct 2017
The provision of healthcare to people in need of urgent medical attention in instances following motor vehicle accidents, at sporting events or during air travel can all be classified as Good Samaritan acts. These occurrences can take place both ...
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Introducing MIPS Health
5 Sep 2017
MIPS is proud to announce MIPS Health – an initiative that provides members with access to private health insurance with extras cover designed for MIPS members and their families.
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What do I need to know about choosing indemnity?
1 Sep 2017
An informed decision about individual indemnity needs, ensures MIPS members and prospective members understand what works best for them.
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Dentistry - A risky business
1 Sep 2017
As a young dentist, you need to have a well-balanced set of skills and knowledge. It can get frustrating but remember that practice makes perfect because hand skills take time to develop.
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Volunteering in Mongolia
29 Aug 2017
Dr Douthwaite is a MIPS member and NSW State Leader for Scouts Australia and with MIPS' support recently accompanied scouts to the World Jamboree in Mongolia as Team Doctor.
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Financial literacy of healthcare professionals
29 Aug 2017
Traditionally healthcare practitioners have earned above average incomes and this can lead to a false sense of financial security as higher cash flow masks vulnerabilities.
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Moderating mandatory reporting
28 Aug 2017
Mandatory reporting – the focus needs to be on removing barriers to healthcare practitioners seeking help. Recent media has highlighted the high rates of suicide, depression, anxiety, substance use and self-medication throughout the healthcare p ...
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The limits to patient confidentiality
25 Aug 2017
What are your obligations to disclose information provided to you by a patient when they disclose or you suspect they have engaged in illegal activity? While this is likely to be a rare occurrence for most medical practitioners, it is best to ha ...
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Give your relationships a boost
10 Aug 2017
Humans are a social bunch. Even if you’re a classic introvert, you probably have several relationships that add extra value or meaning to your life. It is important to ensure that your relationships at work and at home, are healthy and suppor ...
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