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34% of respondents experienced and/or witnessed bullying
29 May 2021
According to the latest results from the 2020 Medical Training Survey, young Australian medical trainees rated the quality of their training favorably but voiced concerns about persistent issues involving workplace bullying and harassment. The ...
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Secure your cyber resilience
27 May 2021
Criminals consider healthcare data extremely valuable due to the high volume of sensitive information. Sensitive information such as contact details, past addresses, date of birth and other personal details can be used for identity theft, while ...
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How to avoid diagnostic errors in the ED
27 May 2021
In contrast to other specialties medico-legal cases in emergency medicine mostly involve diagnostic errors rather than errors in treatment, inappropriate care or equipment failure. Diagnostic error can be divided into delayed, wrong or missed di ...
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The pitfalls of dealing with third parties in dentistry
26 May 2021
Dental healthcare practitioners work with various third parties to develop opportunities, promote public health and assist with modern commercial realities. This relationship impacts the delivery of dental care to patients and can sometimes pres ...
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Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill 2020
19 May 2021
For individuals and organisations involved in counselling, providing a psychiatry or psychotherapy consultation, treatment or therapy, or any other similar consultation, treatment or therapy, teaching or instruction about sexual orientation and ...
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Administering COVID-19 vaccines - You and your practice
1 Mar 2021
Many practices will be administering the vaccine and should assess the potential liability of the practice and its staff and consider insurance coverage associated to these wider vaccine-related liabilities beyond the individual practitioner.
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AHPRA - Self-reflection is good healthcare practice
1 Mar 2021
Pivotal to the delivery of healthcare are the concepts of self-regulation and a commitment to lifelong learning. Acknowledged as a core skill in Australian healthcare education, reflection is a deliberate metacognitive process that involves the ...
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Does your membership classification reflect your practice?
1 Mar 2021
Your membership classification determines the extent your practice is covered and should be reviewed regularly to ensure it accurately reflects the practice you are undertaking. This includes notifying MIPS as soon as you obtain specialist regis ...
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PBS legislation: Active ingredient now mandatory
26 Feb 2021
From 1 Feb 2021, under the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Regulations 2017 (the Principal Regulations) Active Ingredient legislation, it is mandatory for the prescription of medicines to be listed by their active ingredient. Doctors m ...
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Honour before Honours
25 Feb 2021
Associate Prof Bruce Chater OAM, received the AMA Queensland Rural Health Medal for his outstanding health and advocacy services to rural medicine and the community. A long time MIPS member, he and his wife, Anne share some of their story with u ...