Tag: medico legal

Healthcare

Medico Legal Challenges: How can we Protect Patients and Encourage Medical Advancement?

We are delighted to have Assoc Prof Bernadette Richards, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide to present an address at the 2017 Medico Legal Congress. At Insights we've interviewed Prof Bernadette prior to the event. You are the current President of the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (AABHL) and your research projects at this time…

24 Jan 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

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The role and major challenges of a medical legal counsel

Legal counsel plays a key role in patient care and experience and we are delighted to have Fiona Burns, Legal Counsel, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service presenting an address at the 2017 Medico Legal Congress. Fiona will discuss the essential role of documentation in providing clinicians and patients with legal support. At Informa Insights, we had…

19 Dec 2016, by Thomas Beauchamp

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The nature and extent of adverse events in fertility practice

In the lead up to our inaugural Assisted Reproductive Technology Summit, we spoke with Tina Cockburn, Associate Professor in Law at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, and a researcher within the Australian Centre for Health Law Research. Tina’s area of research focuses on patient safety law and medico-legal issues arising out of innovative medical…

6 Oct 2016, by Test Test

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What are the Trends and the Future of Medical & Health Law?

Slater & Gordon Lawyers’ National Practice Group Leader - Medical Law and Accredited Specialist - Personal Injury Law, Bill Madden spoke to us about some of the past structural changes and their impact on medical and health law. We are looking forward to his discussion on "The Medico-Legal Future" at the 25th Medico Legal Congress 2016. Informa :  You have…

11 Feb 2016, by Test Test

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The black, white and grey area of assisted suicide

Suicide has become a prominent public health concern throughout Australia with 2,535 individuals choosing to take their life in 2012, while the national average over the past five years has reached 2,415 (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2012). Such numbers have caused both Australian medical and legal professional to enter a dialogue surrounding the idea of…

7 Jan 2015, by Test Test

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Close-Up: Michelle French

Michelle French is an occupational therapist with 30 years of experience in the field.  She is the Director and Principle Therapist at Michelle French + Associates (MFA). Michelle will be co-presenting a session at the 3rd Annual Younger People with very High & Complex Care Needs Conference, taking place on 19th and 20th June in Melbourne, on the  topic "A Client Centred Model…

20 May 2014, by Test Test

Healthcare

Close-Up: Dr. Donella Piper

Donella Piper is a lecturer in Health Management at the University of New England.  She is a social scientist who also has a legal background. Donella will be co-presenting a case study on “A Pilot Project Investigating the Potential Role, Impact and Regulation of Patient Advocates in the Australian Health Care System” at the 23rd annual…

10 Mar 2014, by Test Test