Managing workplace bullying

Workplace bullying is a widespread problem in the medical profession and can be a difficult path to navigate for all involved. Avant’s SONYA BLACK examines how to identify it and manage complaints. Read more

Active ingredient prescribing – eight weeks on

It’s now been approximately eight weeks since the Australian Government mandated that those prescribing medication needed to include the active ingredient names when preparing a prescription. There are some exceptions to this which will be covered below. Read more

Patient information or advertising?

The regulator has announced an audit of health practitioner advertising that affects eyecare professionals. Avant’s RUANNE BRELL and DR VICKY PHAN outline what’s acceptable and what to avoid. Read more

Time to update and renovate?

Whether it’s a newly acquired optical practice, or a well-established business needing a major facelift, the decision to renovate requires significant investment, planning and patience. Read more

Buying into the independent optometry dream

As the current economic climate prompts optometrists to reconsider practice valuations, exit plans and buyer interest, RHIANNON BOWMAN reflects on where opportunities lie for the next generation of independent practice owners. Read more

ScriptCheckSA – Is your practice ready?

If you’re located in Victoria, or you’ve kept pace with the release of the state government’s SafeScripts initiative that enables monitoring of high risk medicines, you may be aware that other states will soon be following suit.

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