Mandatory Reporting

Mandatory Reporting


Monday 3 December 2018

The sometimes sensitive issue of Mandatory Reporting in Australia is once again in the spotlight with the Queensland Parliament considering changes to reporting requirements.   The Queensland legislation is the latest step in a long-running story, which is important for …


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Annual leave: Will this ever be solved?


Monday 3 December 2018

Access to annual leave plays an intrinsic role in promoting employee wellbeing and also benefits the organisation. Restricted access to annual leave not only negatively impacts workforce morale, it contributes to fatigue and burnout. In a hospital setting, this presents …


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Social media for doctors: The positives and the pitfalls


Tuesday 27 November 2018

Social media can be a useful tool to promote your services and communicate with patients. However, it is very much a double-edged sword, with plenty of pitfalls for the uninitiated. It should be used with caution – as its immediacy, …


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When social media marketing overlooks ethics


Tuesday 27 November 2018

Social media and specifically, Instagram is the modern equivalent of newspaper advertisements, the Yellow Pages and Facebook. It is almost a necessity at a professional level to use social media platforms to create awareness about your brand and services.   …


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Is it possible to do Advance Life Support Online? Dr Nick Williams might have the answer


Monday 26 November 2018

For most doctors requiring Advanced Life Support (ALS) credentialing, the last time they actually utilised it was when they did their last credentialing. Outside of an emergency department (ED) setting it is an infrequent event, but we recognise the need …


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"It is my hope that we can tackle the challenges our profession faces, united as one. If we dislike our working hours, our pay, gender inequality or low training opportunities, we can change these together. As a nurse in my previous life, I know that when a profession stands as one, people listen."
Dr Rebecca Cogan
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Kindness Counts

Monday, 10th December 2018

Sylvia Rienks President, Medical Students’ Association of Notre Dame   Last year Notre Dame’s Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) Representative, Ruby Osman-Mulraney enlisted the help of the Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry to run a trial at the medical school …