Welcome to the November/December 2021 edition of The NSW Doctor magazine.


Thank you

PRESIDENT'S WORD Thank you As we reach the end of 2021, I want to say ‘thank you’ to my colleagues – for all you have done throughout the COVID crisis […]

Do you feel valued?

FROM THE CEO Do you feel valued? This year we surveyed both doctors-in-training and senior doctors – and when it comes to our new wellbeing measurement, the results were surprising. […]

Hospital Health Check 2021

FEATURE Hospital Health Check 2021 This year’s Hospital Health Check results reflect the increased workload experienced during the COVID-19 outbreak, as well as some rather unexpected results in the wellbeing […]

The Future of PPE

FEATURE The Future of PPE Macquarie University surgeon, Professor Michael Wilson has co-created a video coaching app that improves the protection of healthcare workers. A SMART NEW app has been […]

Building trust

FEATURE Building trust Dr Sohair Ali, a general practitioner in Lakemba, organised a team of medical professionals to conduct a health outreach service to the South Sudanese community in Sydney […]

Overcoming barriers in medicine

FEATURE Overcoming barriers in medicine Southwest Sydney dermatologist, Dr Monisha Gupta is an advocate for gender equity and equal opportunity in medicine. Dr MONISHA GUPTA is an International Medical Graduate […]

Payroll tax and medical practices

FEATURE Payroll tax and medical practices Are you concerned about the potential impact of payroll tax on your practice? Here is the latest information on the situation in NSW… SINCE […]

Supporting members throughout 2021

WORKPLACE RELATIONS Supporting members throughout 2021 The COVID-19 outbreak and vaccination rollout presented many challenges to the medical profession, but our Workplace Relations team worked steadily to help members throughout […]

Medicare Compliance Priorities 2021-2022

WORKPLACE RELATIONS Medicare compliance priorities 2021-2022 What will the Department of Health be paying extra attention to in the next 12 months? The Department of Health has released the Health […]

Medical Complaints

WORKPLACE RELATIONS Medical complaints COVID contributed to a spike in the number of complaints received by the HCCC in 2019-2020. In 2019-2020 the number of complaints received by the Health […]

Sexual harassment

WORKPLACE RELATIONS Sexual harassment Are you aware of changes to sexual harassment laws? The Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Act 2021 (“Respect@Work Act”) commenced on 11 […]

Hiring the right people

WORKPLACE RELATIONS Hiring the right people Finding an employee that is qualified, competent, and a good fit for your practice can be tricky. Planning upfront to recruit the right people […]

National Employment Standards

WORKPLACE RELATIONS National Employment Standards Is your practice complying with the National Employment Standards? Here is a helpful guide for employers to ensure your practice meets the minimum employment entitlements. […]

Medical record keeping and privacy obligations for private practices

WORKPLACE RELATIONS Medical record keeping and privacy obligations for private practices All registered medical practitioners have legal and professional obligations to make and maintain medical records. Good medical records are […]


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