Covid-19: Telemedicine offers healthcare solutions

Although telemedicine technologies may be useful in these uncertain times – there are, however, limits as to what kinds of

Record keeping and the value of the mundane

And whether that negligence was the cause of the death of the patient. The cause of death was unknown but

Policy sparks a new approach to medical malpractice cover

It is underwritten by South African-based Safire Insurance Company and reinsured by Munich Re, one of the world’s largest reinsurers.

What if your patient is a doctor?

The patient was brought to hospital by a friend after a fall and head injury. At the time she was

Some lessons (and comfort) for obstetricians and gynaecologists

Shoulder dystocia had occurred. The daughter was very large at birth, weighing 4.68kg and, on the probabilities that was the cause

Doctors and culpable homicide

That court said: “In order to make a doctor criminally liable or responsible for the death of a patient, it

Till debt do us part

There has been an exponential increase in non-paying clients in all business segments of South Africa. The current economic climate,

How to respond to online criticism from a patient

ENSURE YOU KNOW WHAT IS BEING SAID ABOUT YOU Many doctors have already realised that online reviews of their care

POPI 101

“You phone your bank and tell them to stop the card. So, the criminals don’t get very far with your