We may not be ok. Taking care of mental health during Covid-192 June 2020 | Insurance & Health Law
There is no doubt that we are all living through one of the most tumultuous periods in modern times with most of us dealing with unprecedented changes to how we live and work as a result of COVID-19. We wanted to find out how this period has impacted our...
Electronic Signatures and Witnessing from a Social Distance in Queensland26 May 2020 | Insurance & Health Law
In the context of COVID-19 and with much of the population still working from home, industry today relies more than ever on being able to transact business digitally. The legal profession is no exception. The COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 (Qld) was...
How do I obtain informed consent to a Telehealth consultation?26 May 2020 | Insurance & Health Law
Telehealth services are currently providing a critical service in enabling patients to continue to receive care while also enabling health services to continue to operate. From a public policy perspective, they have also been playing an important role in...
Life in Lockdown: how changes in our movements will impact the injury liability claims landscape22 May 2020 | Insurance & Health Law
COVID-19 has had wide-reaching consequences on our lives. For the last 2 months or so, we have been working from home (where possible) and practising social distancing. With social distancing restrictions now starting to ease, people are slowly starting...
How does COVID-19 impact clinical trials in Australia?19 May 2020 | Insurance & Health Law
We all know that COVID-19 has had a significant effect on Australia’s healthcare system, however, how does COVID-19 impact clinical trials in Australia? Medical research institutes are carrying out various research initiatives to find solutions that...
Workers' Compensation and COVID-19 Series - Part 4 – Psychiatric injuries during the COVID-19 pandemic15 May 2020 | Insurance & Health Law
With the mandatory shut down of offices and workers being required to work from home, new risks have arisen associated with workers developing psychiatric symptoms that may go undetected by employers. The fourth update in our series focuses on the...