West Australian Medical Negligence Law Blog

West Australian Medical Negligence Law Blog

Insights On Medical Negligence Issues From The Perth Area And Throughout Australia

I have been a lawyer for 21 years, during which time I have predominantly represented injured people in pursuing compensation claims. In the last 10 - 15 years, I have focused on medical malpractice / medical negligence law and particularly claims arising from negligent medical care. Read more

Tag Archives: open disclosure

Open Disclosure – demanding expectations, but are they ever met?

Posted in Contemporary Medicine
Courtesy of my colleague (and friend) Bill Madden, I note the NSW Government has issued a Policy Directive in relation to Open Disclosure, a copy of which can be found here. I note with interest, the “MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS” of such policy: 1. Acknowledgement of a patient safety incident to the patient and/or their supportĀ person(s), as… Continue Reading