New Recency of Practice of Standard – Will it Affect You?

October 31, 2016

The Medical Board of Australia has introduced a new regulatory standard that may have a significant impact on doctors who have reduced their work hours or practitioners who are considering taking a period of parental leave and/or an extended break from practice. This is because from 1 October 2016, doctors will need to ensure that […]

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The Duty of Candour

October 25, 2016

What does Duty of Candour mean for you? In the recently produced report Targeting Zero, supporting the Victorian hospital system to eliminate avoidable harm and strengthen quality of care, the review panel recommended the introduction of a statutory Duty of Candour. Recommendation 5.3: “That a statutory Duty of Candour be introduced that requires all hospitals […]

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