February 2018


Immunisations for staff – obligations and considerations

You recently hired a receptionist to work at your practice on a permanent employment contract. After she starts work, the receptionist tells you that she was not vaccinated as a child. She holds strong views about vaccinations and immunisation, and says t ...

When are employees entitled to paid carer’s leave or sick leave?

An employee at your practice has asked to take a day of carer’s leave so she can take her eight-year old daughter (who has broken her arm) to a check-up appointment at the nearest hospital. Is the employee entitled to paid carer’s leave for wh ...