Start 2019 afresh: addressing practice manager end-of-year burnout

Judging by calls we are receiving to our Medico-legal Advisory Service – over 2,100 calls from practices in FY 2018 – many of you are feeling a little tired as the year draws to a close.

My Health Record opt-out date extended to 31 January 2019

How practices can prepare for the My Health Record (MHR) opt-out period – now extended until 31 January 2019 – and answers to patients’ questions.

Don’t get caught out: AHPRA warns doctors over advertising breaches

Doctors and practices are reminded of their obligations under the advertising guidelines and to remove any offending material if advised by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), to avoid further action.

Enhanced Practice management through people leadership

Avant with the support of the Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM) developed a paper that aims to provoke discussion and practical solutions on evolving leadership within practice management, particularly the critical areas of people and c ...

Recording of consults is complex – Doctors should proceed with caution

The question of whether or not you can or should record conversations during consults arises fairly frequently. We recently wrote about the legality of recording workplace meetings. The next natural question is what about recording consultations?
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