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Sexual harassment: could you be liable?

Sexual harassment has received a lot of media attention in recent months. Managing cases in the workplace can be challenging. Avant’s SONYA BLACK explains what it is and employers’ legal obligations. Read more

Workplace bullying regulations

Last month’s column on workplace bullying focused on how to identify the problem and manage complaints. This month, KAREN CROUCH delves into Fair Work regulations and employers’ legal obligations. Read more

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