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AHPCSA Complaint Procedure

AHPCSA Complaint Procedure

What you can expect after a complaint is made against you to the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA). The AHPCSA’s complaint procedure is regulated by statute, namely the Allied Health Professions Act, 63 of 1982 (the Act). How is the complaint...

Online Sessions: Informed Consent

Online Sessions: Informed Consent

On Thursday, 08 April ASSA, Dr MedMal in conjunction with Genoa Underwriting Managers hosted a CPD accredited talk on Informed Consent, Disclosure and Record Keeping. Please click below to view the recorded session.

Vicarious Liability Explained

Vicarious Liability Explained

There is a general assumption that if a person works for a company and an error is caused during their employment, that the employer’s professional indemnity policy will respond. This is because of the principal known as ”vicarious liability”. Requirements for...

The Ins and outs of Telemedicine (now known as “Telehealth”)

The Ins and outs of Telemedicine (now known as “Telehealth”)

As the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has a mandate to regulate healthcare provision by health care practitioners, this includes the ability to regulate on the provision of telemedicine (“telehealth services”). Telehealth services involves medical...

Online Sessions: Claims Assistance

Online Sessions: Claims Assistance

On Thursday, 15 April ProfNet in conjunction with Genoa Underwriting Managers hosted an informative discussion on Claims Assistance. Please view the recorded session below:  

A little about prescription…

A little about prescription…

Prescription ordinarily runs from the date a debt becomes due and a claimant has up to three years to issue a summons in respect of such a debt. However Section 12(3) of the Prescription Act goes further to state that a debt shall not be considered “due” until the...

Online Sessions: Medication Risks

Online Sessions: Medication Risks

On Tuesday, 09 March Life Bedford Gardens Hospital and MC de Villiers Brokers in conjunction with Genoa Underwriting Managers hosted an informative discussion on Medication Risks. Please click on the video below to watch the recorded session.

How to ensure that you maintain continued Cover

How to ensure that you maintain continued Cover

Subject to all the usual policy conditions such as payment of premium etc. the insured will be granted an additional period of up to seventy-two (72) months (subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable policy wording) to make and report any claims or...

Online Session: Social Media Risks

Online Session: Social Media Risks

On Wednesday, 03 March Indwe Risk Services and MC de Villiers Brokers in conjunction with Genoa Underwriting Managers hosted an informative discussion on Social Media Risks. Click below to watch the recorded session.

Early Termination of Medical Malpractice Cover

Early Termination of Medical Malpractice Cover

The medical malpractice insurance offered by Genoa Underwriting Managers is underwritten on a Claims Made basis. This means that there must be cover in force when the work is performed as well as at the time a claim, incident or circumstance which may give rise to a...

Online Sessions: Managing Risks Relating to Dry Needling

Online Sessions: Managing Risks Relating to Dry Needling

On Tuesday, 09 February ProfNet in conjunction with Genoa Underwriting Managers hosted an informative discussion with Dr Bruce Barker & Dr Brad Beira around what to look out for when attempting Dry Needling. Watch the recording of the session below:  

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