EthiQal and OHH partner to perform life-changing surgeries during Mandela Month

For a second year, professional medical indemnity provider, EthiQal, has made a financial contribution to Operation Healing Hands (OHH), a non-profit organisation that performs life-saving surgeries in the public sector.

Policyholder Financial Support during COVID-19

Very few would have predicted the war the world is fighting today – the battle against sub-microscopic particles that are paralyzing healthcare systems even in the richest of places like

Stemming the tide of healthcare litigation

With a burgeoning load of unwarranted patient litigation threatening to drain public and private sector resources and disrupt overall healthcare delivery, urgent measures are required to address this unintended crisis.

Patient and Practice Legal Guidelines

The relationship between the patient and the healthcare practitioner: the legalities Mastering the theory of diseases and treatment, and the technical skills to perform intricate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, is

DOCTORS’ DAY COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED

EthiQal launched the 2019 National Doctors’ Day campaign in November, giving South Africans the opportunity to honour their doctors with stories of how they’ve made a difference in their lives.

What is indemnity cover and why do doctors need it?

Johannesburg – A surprising number of GPs and specialists are unaware of the myriad ways in which they could fall victim to litigation, often believing this to be confined to

Subpoenas: All your common questions answered

What is a subpoena? A subpoena compels a witness to provide a court with information or documents on a specific date, time and location under a penalty for failure. Are

Five golden rules to reduce patient harm or risk

Johannesburg – Talk to any doctor who’s faced litigation from a patient or their family, following an adverse event, and they’ll tell you how emotionally exhausting the process is. Risk

Social media guidelines for healthcare professionals

Lives and industries are becoming increasingly digital, and healthcare is no exception. More healthcare professionals are using social media in their personal, as well as professional capacity.

Will NHI worsen SA’s medico-legal nightmare?

How a medical malpractice public/private partnership can reduce State’s medico-legal exposure and improve health care outcomes. With the draft NHI bill silent on an estimated R98 billion in state medico-legal