Medical Practice Management
Protecting doctors from online ‘trolls’ and other reputational risks
Doctors and other health professionals are, regrettably, often the victims of online abuse – including by Google reviews, Facebook posts, and on specialist websites like ‘RateMD’s’.
#315 Increase to Award minimum rates of pay
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has varied the Health Professionals and Support Services Award 2020 and the Nurses Award 2010 to increase existing rates of pay.
#309 New laws on casual employment
Recent amendments to the Fair Work Act are relevant for medical practices that engage casual staff. These were made to address the concerns of the business community following the uncertainty created by two court decisions.
#308 Communications and Advocacy update
Here’s an update on a few of the issues AMA Victoria’s Communications and Advocacy team is working on for members including: Victorian circuit breaker support for specialist medical practitioners, keeping families safe from alcohol related violence and the development of a new Mental Health and Wellbeing Act.
#263 Active ingredient prescribing
Prescribing medication by its active ingredient became mandatory from 1 February 2021.
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