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Do you know what authorities you need to issue prescriptions? 

The Council receives many complaints about poor and/or unauthorised prescribing of Schedule 8 (S8) drugs.

08/04/2019

Have you ever used someone else’s credentials because they were already logged in?
Do you try to cut corners by staying logged in to save time?

08/04/2019

With a long and successful career in medicine, Associate Professor Richard Walsh comes to the Medical Council of NSW with a distinguished record. We spoke with Dr Walsh about his career and his vis

08/04/2019

Communication between hospitals and doctors can have an enormous impact on the health outcomes of patients, and it all starts with a humble discharge summary.

08/04/2019

It’s not top of mind but understanding how the regulatory puzzle fits together can be useful. Most practitioners don’t think about medical regulation, hoping they will never need to know.  

08/04/2019
Associate Professor Richard Walsh

We all know that clear two way communication with patients is an essential element of good medical practice.

19/12/2018

Sometimes, it’s necessary for a doctor to stop seeing a patient, or a patient may not want to see you.

18/12/2018

The Medical Council spoke to Dr Rosa Canalese, senior medical adviser at Avant and a Central Coast GP about communication strategies with patients when there’s been a mistake in clinica

19/12/2018

A family member rings and asks if Mum has been to the doctor today? Saying yes, could be a breach of confidentiality.

15/12/2018

When performing a physical examination, relying on implied consent can be risky. Especially with new patients you may not know well.

19/12/2018