How to prevent doctor burnout

How to prevent doctor burnout

  Burnout might seem like part of the package for doctors’ work-life balance in New Zealand. However, it’s dangerous not to learn how to deal with and prevent doctor burnout.
What a medical negligence complaint really costs doctors

What a medical negligence complaint really costs doctors

It might seem like cases of medical negligence and medical malpractice are easy targets for viewer-hungry media networks. They’ve got it all: courtroom drama, big payouts, angry defendants — but the reality is quite different for the actual doctors involved. Even if they aren’t to blame, it can end up costing them a lot, and in more ways than one.
Medical indemnity: Protecting patient confidentiality [Case Study]

Medical indemnity: Protecting patient confidentiality [Case Study]

Dr H was faced with a problem. He was working with a patient, M, over the course of several months, and seemed to be making good progress. One day, he was contacted by a government agency. It requested sensitive material about M’s health—so sensitive, in fact, that Dr H felt that to comply would breach patient confidentiality.