Podiatry Council of New South Wales E-Newsletter Autumn 2017
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Podiatry Council E-Newsletter Autumn 2017

Presidents Message

Welcome to the Autumn 2017 newsletter from the Podiatry Council of NSW.

We’ve chosen to focus on infection control and informed consent in response to complaints and notifications that Council has received. Please take the time to read these short informative pieces, reflect upon your own practice and identify any areas to improve upon.

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Mr Luke Taylor
President, Podiatry Council of New South Wales

How to manage infection prevention
and control

In this article we bring together some useful resources to assist practitioners to fulfill their infection prevention responsibilities. The recent problems at four Sydney dental practices act as a timely reminder of the consequences of not complying with infection prevention standards in clinical practice.

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What is informed consent?  

From an ethical perspective, every patient has the right to direct what happens to his or her body. From a legal perspective there are legal precedents underpinning informed consent. From a practical perspective the principle of confidentiality applies.

Read more about the requirements of informed consent
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