Fraudulent Nurses

Fraudulent Nurses

Fraudulent Nurses – I was reading an article in an ABC newsletter, “The fake doctors who get away with medical fraud”, by Philippa Martyr, 10 Apr 2018.  The focus was on two cases in Australia, one in Melbourne where the doctor was working in a speciality area...
Social Media and Unsatisfactory Conduct

Social Media and Unsatisfactory Conduct

As often happens a number of discussions and research came together to prompt me to consider a particular matter. I had been given a copy of the Courier Mail article of Sunday January 28th headlined “Anti-vax nurses face music- Disciplinary action possible after...
Positive Feedback

Positive Feedback

I had an unusual experience soon after New Year.  A dear friend had a family member admitted through A&E and later to a mental health unit. It was a fraught time for my friend.  Travelling during the night to reach the hospital took a toll on her delicate health...
Experience and Expertise

Experience and Expertise

I very recently had the pleasure of lecturing for a Conference at Sea on Legal and Ethical Issues, sailing the South Pacific and stopping for island visits that were stunningly beautiful.  The conference participants were nurses and midwives who ranged from recent...