Protecting patient data

In a modern medical practice, most data is stored electronically. National Privacy Principle 4.1 states: An organisation must take reasonable steps to protect the personal information it holds from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. So when a hard drive belonging to one of our server’s RAID arrays failed, I couldn’t …

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Loud Shirt Day

Friday 18 October was Loud Shirt Day, a day when people wear loud shirts and raise funds for Hear and Say. Were Melissa, Pauline and Lauren’s outfits loud enough? I think my camera’s sensor may have sustained some permanent damage!

Weekend to End Women’s Cancers

Last weekend (26-27 October) Pauline, along with 1,345 other people, walked 60km in and around Brisbane to raise money for the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. The event, which was by all accounts very well organised, raised a total of $3.5 million.

Ewen Maddock Dam Panorama

When we bought our rooms in The Wesley Medical Centre, the entry corridor and waiting area was a dark and uninviting space. Lauren, the architect who designed our fit-out did a great job of transforming them into a light, open and inviting space. Since then we have been looking for something to decorate the rather …

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