Asking for advice on a diagnostic photo is as simple as snap, click, send. But what is the purpose of taking the photo? Did you seek the patient’s permission?
While there has been a high demand for flu and measles vaccines of late, these vaccines and others are only effective if they are stored correctly.
Privacy, confidentiality and trust are at the core of every doctor/patient relationship.
The question of whether or not you can or should record conversations during consults arises fairly frequently.
Maria Cosmidis and Dr Geoff Brieger sat down with us to talk about their experience and role as Medical Council members.
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.
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?
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
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.
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.