Warning to doctors – misuse of fentanyl patches
In the 2018/19 financial year, the Medical Council received 2,518 complaints about 2,051 doctors – just under 7% of registered medical practitioners in NSW.
A number of NCAT decisions have been featured in recent editions of our doctors' newsletter.
It would be remiss of me not to start by acknowledging the challenging climate we are all facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Medical Council has received an increasing number of complaints from patients whose doctors’ have made preventable errors during vaccine administration.
Need some self-care inspiration? Find out what some of your colleagues are doing to manage their health and well-being in 2020.
This time of year can bring health issues to the fore. It is important that fear about mandatory notification does not prevent you or a colleague you know from seeking treatment.
An increasingly popular method of treating general practice patients with iron deficiency involves intravenous iron infusions with Ferinject ®.
Good two-way communication is an essential element in successful doctor-patient relationships.
Medical literature frequently highlights the proven benefits of having your own doctor. But do doctors heed this advice?