Medical Observer

It’s the time of year when many colleagues make career transitions requiring 'orientation' programs for those entering…
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It’s one hell of a New Year’s resolution — the New Zealand health ministry has committed to exterminating the fax machine by…
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It was just after Christmas: our clinic was opening the week between Christmas and New Year on reduced hours and I had…
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The emergence of a new virus in central China has brought back painful memories of another virulent respiratory disease that…
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I am often asked why MDOs sometimes resolve medical negligence claims in favour of their doctors but on the basis that each…
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You’re reading this with a cup of coffee in your hand, aren’t you? Coffee is the most popular drink in many parts of the…
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Doctors, as a whole, are not known for being the most down-to-earth or humble individuals. Ask most people out there who…
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