Maternal Assisted Caesarean Sections

In the last week, Pauline has performed two Maternal Assisted Caesarean Sections. These are very similar to routine Lower Segment Caesarean Sections, however, the mother reaches down and assists with the delivery of her baby and places it on her chest. These were done after the two patients, who for various reasons required delivery by …

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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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Set in stone

Our honed limestone reception counter and other bench-tops have just been installed. The glass splash-back behind the treatment room sink has also been installed, which certainly adds some colour to an otherwise fairly clinical-looking room. Unfortunately there are still lots of small details to be taken care of, but we are gradually getting closer to …

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