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The ASA Aug 16
Thank you to all sponsors & invited speakers attending today's Practice Managers Conference 2018 Anaesthetic Private Practice, Miller Biller, MediTrust, , Direct Control Medical, PeopleVision Workplace Consultants, @BupaAustralia@MyHealthRec
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MDA National 11h
When giving consent, parents are obliged to act in what is considered the best interest of the minor. In this article, Dr Sara Bird covers the circumstances in which minors are able to provide consent to their own medical treatment.
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RACGP Aug 15
Being sued for medical negligence can be a GP’s worst fear. newsGP spoke to two experts to find out what doctors should do if they are sued
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MDA National Aug 13
Convicted of manslaughter in 2015 over the death of a 6 year old boy, Dr Bawa-Garba has won her appeal to be able to work again.
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RACGP Aug 3
Fitness to drive: What to know before giving patients an all-clear
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RACGP Aug 3
"Great care should also be taken when assessing fitness to drive in situations in which the person is not a regular patient, as some drivers may seek to deceive a GP about their medical history and health status," Dr Sara Bird from told newsGP
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RACGP Aug 1
Giving evidence in court: What GPs need to know
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MDA National Jul 31
Cyber risk is a growing threat for medical practices prepare yourself, your practice & staff with our new Cyber Risk Program.
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MDA National Jul 30
Medical Board of Australia will be publishing links on the medical register to court and tribunal decisions only when there has been an adverse finding against the doctor.
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MDA National Jul 30
We're proud to support the and enhance the quality & frequency of medico-legal education for Australia’s rural and remote doctors.
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Australian Doctor Jul 26
Replying to @australiandr
Doctors had petitioned the regulator to stop linking tribunal results to its public register. Medicolegal expert Dr Sara Bird, from MDA National, said links to cases with no adverse findings would act as "black marks" against doctors' names. Read more:
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MDA National Jul 22
An estimated 1.5 million people in Singapore have had their personal data stolen. There has been increasing reports of high-profile cyber attacks around the world. Health records are considered to contain valuable information...
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MDA National Jul 19
Dr Sara Bird on what to do if you're a GP asked to produce documents under subpoena.
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MDA National Jul 18
Congratulations Dr Columbine Mullins on being awarded Tasmanian GP of the year.
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MDA National Jul 17
There are things to take into consideration before making a decision on whether to opt-out of the My Health Record system.
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MDA National Jul 17
We recently welcomed past AMA President, to the MDA National Mutual Board
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RDAA Jul 11
Rural docs say THANKS to Indigenous health workers! RDAA and offer a Bursary with the help of for Indigenous medical students. Go to … for more information.
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RACGP Jul 11
Test for medical capacity: What GPs need to know
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MDA National Jul 8
Under the National Law, offering a "benefit" as a reward for referring or recommending a patient to a health service provider is considered "unprofessional conduct" and the consequences can be serious.
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Michael Gannon Jul 4
Great to be back at Convention. Many great memories. Important to talk about , , . Healthy doctors take better care of their patients. Leaders of today/tomorrow in the room. Future is bright
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