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A tricky situation: managing an employee’s return from maternity leave

Your receptionist is due to return from maternity leave in two months. She has asked to return on a part-time basis – working Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday each week. She previously worked full- time.

On the Road with PracticeHub: two cities, three conferences, nearly 1500 delegates!

October was a busy month for the PracticeHub team travelling to Melbourne and Perth to present and exhibit at three conferences: Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM), Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) an ...

'I haven’t been paid for my overtime’: the importance of employment records

Your practice nurse recently ceased employment. A few days later, you receive a letter from the nurses’ union alleging that the nurse has not been paid all of the overtime she is due and demanding access to your time and wages records. The union als ...

Are you ready? Mandatory data breach notification

Doctors and practice managers have until early next year to review and update privacy policies and procedures before notification of serious data breaches becomes mandatory. The Australian Government passed the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) ...

It’s a fine line: advertising your practice while staying within the law

Gone are the days when advertising medical services was completely taboo. However, there is still a tension between promoting your practice, particularly online, and complying with professional standards. Earlier this year, the Australian Health Practitio ...
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