Medical Staff Mental Illness: Getting Help With No Fear

An expert advisory committee will examine how regulatory bodies can seek to protect patient safety without discouraging health practitioners from taking steps to ensure they are mentally fit to practice. At its latest meeting, the Council of Australian Governments Health Council discussed moves by several states to reconsider the mandatory nature of the notifications process that covers practitioners who may have an impairment. The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency requires …

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Meet Like Minded Professionals at the 2017 Vanuatu Medical Conference

The Gold Coast Medical Association (GCMA) and the Vanuatu Medical and Dental Association (VMDA) to join together this September to present their first-ever joint medical conference, the 2017 Vanuatu Medical Conference. Held at the Warwick Le Lagon Resort, Port Vila, Vanuatu from Thursday 21 to Saturday 23 September 2017, this Conference will bring together members of the Gold Coast Medical Association with medical colleagues in Vanuatu for the inaugural GCMA/VDMA Medical Conference, featuring the …

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