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
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 NSW Medical Board as a health program assessor he had no ambition to become president.
Warning to doctors – misuse of fentanyl patches
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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.
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