The Medical Council is acutely aware of the stress doctors’ experience when a complaint is made about them.
The demands on our profession this year are no secret, even to the broader community. However, what may not be so obvious to many is that some of our colleagues are suffering.
The decision to leave medicine is never easy but doctors who retire, sell their practice or are suspended still have record-keeping obligations under legislation and best-practice guidelines.
Reports from the frontline indicate that well-intentioned GPs are drowning in a sea of double handling and mismatched records when it comes to providing medical care to residents of aged care facil
About the Council Directed Health Assessments List
Communication is key in medicine. It’s critical in my ED and in every doctor-patient interaction but also frequently at the centre of complaints we receive at the Medical Council.
When Dr John Sammut joined the then Medical Board as a health program assessor he had no ambition to become President.
Warning to doctors – misuse of fentanyl patches
From telehealth consultations to