Quality and consistency through collaboration

Welcome to the twelfth issue of the Sparkebeat – Health Law Update, where Sparke Helmore’s market leading national Health team brings you the latest in local news and knowledge across Australia and abroad. 

In this edition our authors explore a range of interesting matters including a South Australian case where an impostor nurse received a prison sentence, highlight the outcome of a GP in WA claiming to cure cancer with alternative treatments and cover the NSW Parliament Select Committee on birth trauma.

We advise medical defence organisations, insureds (including hospitals, clinics, practitioners and other medical and allied health service providers), insurers, underwriting agencies cover holders and brokers, both locally and internationally including in the Lloyd’s market.

Our team specialises in clinical negligence litigation, investigations, professional conduct hearings, and coronial inquiries. We also advise on matters related to regulatory compliance, policy drafting, coverage and indemnity issues.

This unique experience allows us to meet the needs of our clients regardless of jurisdiction, volume or complexity.

We hope you find this issue informative and useful. If there are any topics you would like us to cover in the future, please contact a member of our national Health team.

There is nothing in health that we cannot do.

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