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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.

08/12/2020

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.

07/12/2020

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

07/12/2020

About the Council Directed Health Assessments List  

29/07/2020
Dr John Sammut

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.

27/07/2020

When Dr John Sammut joined the then Medical Board as a health program assessor he had no ambition to become President.

21/07/2020

Warning to doctors – misuse of fentanyl patches

08/07/2020
Associate Professor Charlotte Hespe
28/07/2020

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.

20/04/2020

A number of NCAT decisions have been featured in recent editions of our doctors' newsletter.

22/04/2020