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Matthew J Spittal

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19 Sep 2016
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Abstract Objectives: To report age-standardised rates and methods of suicide by health professionals, and to compare these with suicide rates for other occupations.

Study design : Retrospective mortality study.

Setting, participants: All intentional self-harm cases recorded by the National Coronial...

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4 Aug 2014
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Describes the frequency and characteristics of mandatory reports about the health, competence and conduct of registered health practitioners in Australia.

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Health practitioners are often well placed to identify colleagues who pose risks to patients, but they have traditionally been reluctant to...

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30 Aug 2012
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This journal article looks at whether international medical graduates have more complaints made against them to medical boards and experience more adverse disciplinary findings than Australian-trained doctors. Among 39 155 doctors registered in Victoria and Western Australia in the study period, 5323 complaints were made...

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