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Supporting NDIS participants in residential aged care – Registration and Worker Screening requirements are now in place

Residential aged care providers who provide care and services to residents who are NDIS Participants are now ‘dual providers’ and…

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Norouzi v the Director of Professional Services Review, Professional Services Review Committee no 1187, Determining Authority [2020] FCA 1524

Dr Norouzi was found to have engaged in ‘inappropriate practice’ by a Professional Services Review (PSR) Committee (as defined under…

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The Ravenshoe Café explosion – Is a driver’s licence a right or privilege? The roles and responsibilities of doctors and other health professionals

The Coroners Court of Queensland’s findings delivered on 26 June 2020 in to the deaths of Nicole Nyholt and Margaret…

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Inadvertent disclosure of personal information by a medical practice – A cautionary tale

Medical practices collect and store an array of personal and sensitive information about their patients. As the collection, use, disclosure…

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The ACCC v Bupa decision – Why it is important, what it has highlighted, and what it may mean for aged care providers

Introduction In the case of ACCC v Bupa1 the Federal Court of Australia has ordered Bupa Aged Care Australia Pty Ltd…

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Should Paddy Play? The potential liability of sporting clubs and their health professionals for concussion injury

Many sporting fans complying with current pandemic restrictions will be acutely aware of the lack of televised sporting events to…

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