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Law Report - Ending Doctor-Patient Relationships

A high standard is expected of professional conduct and integrity within a Doctor-patient relationship.

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RK Health Insights 6 July

The latest insights from our Health Law team.

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RK Health Insights 14 June 2017

The latest insights from our Health Law team.

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RK Health Insights 18 May 2017

The latest insights from our Health Law team.

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Cyber Security Data Breach Affects the National Health Service

Over the weekend, it became very clear just how quickly an entire healthcare system can be brought to a standstill as th...

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How will Australia’s mandatory data breach notification law affect health service providers

In February 2017, the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) was amended to require health service providers to report “eligible data br...

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Assisted Dying in Victoria

The Victorian government is expected to release its draft bill legalising assisted dying in the second half of this year...

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RK Health Insights 4 May 2017

The latest insights from our Health Law team.

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Being an expert witness

Many doctors will already have experienced the thrill of acting as an expert witness in court or tribunal proceedings. M...

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RK Health Insights 20 April 2017

The latest insights from our Health Law team.

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RK Health Insights 4 April 2017

The latest insights from our Health Law team.

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New Victoria Health Complaints Act to commence on 1 February 2017

The Act establishes a new legal framework for complaints about the provision of health services in Victoria. The Act als...

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Medical College trainee death investigated by NSW Coroner – the findings

An issue in a recent New South Wales coronial investigation was whether the stresses and pressures of a College training...