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Test your indemnity fitness
30 May 2019
Indemnity doesn’t have to be complex, but if you find yourself in any of these scenarios, make sure you contact MIPS before taking any action. Access to our 24/7 Clinico-Legal Support and Advice is free and an included part of a benefit of your ...
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Tips on how to ask for helpful feedback
30 May 2019
Feedback can be difficult to give and to receive. By understanding a little more about it, we can maximise the actionable and meaningful information we receive.
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Diagnostics A Team Sport
29 May 2019
It is imperative to remember that diagnostics is a collaborative and patient-centred process that can be most effective through conversation and dialogue. It is a complex area as there could be a number of differentials on a particular diagnosis ...
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Subpoenas - a Q&A with Barry Nilsson Lawyers
28 May 2019
When an individual is subpoenaed, they are deemed to have access or be privy to information or documents that are crucial to the judicial outcome of a case. A party to a case can request a subpoena if a person refuses or is unable of their own f ...
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Radiological improvement on the horizon
28 May 2019
DetectED-X is a new University of Sydney spin-off company aiming to improve radiologic detection of disease. It is developing educational, web-based programs focussing on breast and lung radiologic test sets.
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To swab or not to swab
24 May 2019
Doctors will already be familiar with the single gene tests for inherited disorders such as BRCA mutations, however, tests sequencing far more of a person’s DNA or in fact the entire genome are becoming more common and are available to the gener ...
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Medevac Bill
9 May 2019
The Bill will allow for medical evacuations from Manus Island and Nauru where doctors are of the opinion that it is necessary to evacuate a detainee from either of those islands in order to provide appropriate treatment in Australia, which the p ...
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Always question - tests, treatments and procedures
28 Feb 2019
The following are recommendations when prescribing to patients from the National Prescribing Service (NPS) MedicineWise developed in partnership with Australia’s health professional colleges, societies and associations. It enables clinicians to ...
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Social media dos and don'ts
27 Feb 2019
It’s easy to assume that getting caught out on social media and social networking sites won’t happen to you. We have heard people say, “I’m hardly ever on Facebook”, “I only share information with friends” etc., but there are hundreds of social ...
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Is your membership classification correct?
27 Feb 2019
Undertaking practice not covered under your membership classification (for example level of ‘private’ billings stated) may prejudice your rights to the benefits of membership including insurance cover in the event you require assistance. To ensu ...
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