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Post Archive - September 2019

Post Archive - September 2019

Part two: Exploring best practice note-taking and record-keeping in health care
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Part two: Exploring best practice note-taking and record-keeping in health care

In part one of exploring best practice in note-taking and record-keeping, we explored the importance of record-keeping, current laws and codes relevant to note-taking, using and disclosing records, how notes should be taken and whether they can be altered and the length of time records should be kept. In part two we look at: Electronic versus paper records - pros and cons;, Electronic ...

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HR & Employment Law Update: Edition 22 - September 2019

In this edition we cover: the review of the Small Business Fair Dismissal Code;, the proposed reform of Federal Discrimination Legislation; and, a High Court decision in relation to public servants and their political views., Please click on the image below to download our latest update. 

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Part one: Exploring best practice note-taking and record-keeping in health care
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Part one: Exploring best practice note-taking and record-keeping in health care

In part one of exploring best practice in note-taking and record-keeping we look at: Why records should be kept, Current laws and codes relevant to note-taking, Using and disclosing records, How notes should be taken, Whether records can be altered, Length of time records should be kept, Why keep records?. Adequate records serve as a reminder of important information, ...

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Residents' rights in aged care

On 4 July 2019, Berrington Care Group Pty Ltd and Berrington Group Pty Ltd went into voluntary administration. Berrington is a well-known provider of residential aged care to the premium end of the Perth market, and its voluntary administration has attracted considerable public interest.  Please click on the image below to download a full copy of David's article published in the September 2019 edition of Medical Forum....

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Suspension not necessary for Ophthalmic Surgeon found guilty of professional misconduct

The complaint in respect of each patient was separated into two issues: the medical treatment provided to the patient; and, the failure to maintain adequate medical records for that patient., The matters that were the subject of each complaint which related to the doctor’s professional competence raised matters of some complexity relevant to the specialist medical discipline of ophthalmology....

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