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Friday, 25 January 2008

Annotated SRCA Edition

ESOs may receive a letter from SoftLaw Community Projects offering an 'Annotated SRCA 8th Edition' for $99.
Unless you have someone specialising in SRCA / MCRA & doing a lot of claims, it is suggested that you hold off buying this publication.
The next update of CLIK will meet the needs of most.

Monday, 14 January 2008

Statements of Principles Updates

At its meeting of 11 December 2007, the RMA:
Determined Statements of Principles:
- malignant neoplasm of the urethra (1 & 2 of 2008)
- cut, stab, abrasion and laceration (3 & 4 of 2008)
- posttraumatic stress disorder (5 & 6 of 2008)
- cholelithiasis (7 & 8 of 2008)

Determined Amendment Statements of Principles:
- diabetes mellitus (9 & 10 of 2008)
- hypertension (11 & 12 of 2008)

N.B. – This concludes the previously advertised investigations into:
- malignant neoplasm of the urethra
- cuts, stabs, abrasions or lacerations (now known as 'cut, stab, abrasion and laceration')
- post traumatic stress disorder (now known as 'posttraumatic stress disorder')
- cholelithiasis
- diabetes mellitus
- hypertension

Decided to advertise investigations as follows:
1. gout
2. subarachnoid haemorrhage

The Investigation Notices for these investigations will appear in the Government Notices Gazette of 9 January 2008.

SoPs can be viewed by clicking on this link

Thursday, 10 January 2008

Mental Health - The Basics

Our first course for 2008, Mental Health - The Basics, will be run on 30-31 January.
Vacancies still exist for this course if you wish to nominate. Click here for a nomination form.

** Mental Health - The Basics **
Essential mental health skills are provided with sessions covering mental health & wellbeing, the impact of military service on mental health, transition & adjustment issues, choosing the right mix (drugs & alcohol), grief loss & bereavement, and stress management.
The VVCS provides expert presenters for this course.

Friday, 4 January 2008

New Dates for BEST Grants

The lodgement dates for the 2008-09 round of BEST grants have changed. Applications will now be open from 1 February to 15 March 2008.

For more information click on this link

Thursday, 3 January 2008

Statement of Principle Changes

At its meeting of 16 October 2007, the RMA:
Determined Statements of Principles:
- cirrhosis of the liver (107 & 108 of 2007)
- external bruise (109 & 110 of 2007)
- opisthorchiasis (111 & 112 of 2007)
- clonorchiasis (113 & 114 of 2007)
- sarcoidosis (115 & 116 of 2007)
- presbyopia (117 & 118 of 2007)
- otosclerosis (119 & 120 of 2007)
Determined Amendment Statements of Principles:
- loss of teeth (121 & 122 of 2007)

N.B. – This concludes the previously advertised investigations into:
- cirrhosis of the liver
- external bruises & external contusions (now known as 'external bruise')
- opisthorchiasis
- clonorchiasis
- sarcoidosis
- presbyopia
- otosclerosis

Decided to advertise investigations as follows:-
1. chronic rhinosinusitis
2. chronic sinusitis
3. eating disorders
4. cervical spondylosis (focussed review)
5. fibrosing alveolitis
6. soft tissue sarcoma (focussed review)

The Investigation Notices for these investigations appeared in the Government Notices Gazette of 14 November 2007.

SoPs can be viewed by clicking on this link