TOPIC: Patient safety

End-of-life treatment – when is enough, enough?

End-of-life treatment – when is enough, enough?

At what point does the provision of end-of-life treatment become harmful for patients, and how can we plan to avoid difficult situations for our loved ones in the event that we can no longer speak for ourselves?

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Patient safety the first casualty with medical tourism

Patient safety the first casualty with medical tourism

Australians are heading overseas for medical procedures in record numbers, but those considering doing so should carefully consider the risks involved.

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Childhood vaccinations — balancing rights and responsibilities

Childhood vaccinations — balancing rights and responsibilities

What is the legal situation around childhood vaccinations, and how should we balance the rights of the individual versus the rights of the community when it comes to medical treatment?

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Should patients trust medical review websites?

Should patients trust medical review websites?

Should patients trust medical review websites, and what kind of regulation is in place to protect both doctors and patients?

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Chronic illness during the COVID-19 pandemic? Know your rights

We talk about your options through your super if you can't work.

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Superannuation and your rights when JobKeeper ends

JobKeeper has supported many Australian businesses and their employees to stay afloat through COVID-19. However, the subsidy is scheduled to end next month and many struggling businesses will face increased financial strain. Understand your rights and how your super fund can help.

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What to do if you're injured in a work accident

Getting back on track after a work accident can seem daunting, but with the right guidance, you can make it through the process.

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