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
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.