Healthcare

As a preeminent law firm in the healthcare sector, Meridian has a deep understanding of the business of health and its regulations. Our dedicated health law team has diverse and substantial experience across insurance, commercial, corporate advisory, workplace relations and safety, commercial litigation and dispute resolution.

Providing support to pharmacy owners working at the forefront of industry and regulatory change, Meridian is recognised as a leading Australian pharmacy law practice.

We draw on our extensive industry experience to deliver quality legal advice to allied health services on a wide range of issues from corporate and commercial transactions, workplace relations advice and litigation, regulatory advice, compliance, medico-legal, and litigation advice concerning professional indemnity and public liability claims.

Medical practitioners benefit from our experienced team and strong track record in support and defence of Divisions of General Practice, general practitioners, nurses, hospitals, hospital service providers and pathology companies. We are also experienced in acting for medical defence organisations, other medical organisations and health professionals.

Meridian Lawyers has offices located in Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle, Brisbane and Perth. Contact us today to find out how our health lawyers can assist you.

PERSPECTIVES

  • Health,
  • Apr 28, 2021
  • Author: Kellie Dell’Oro
  • INSIGHT: Health Complaints Act 2016 (Vic) – does it really apply to me? Important implications for registered health professionals employed by bodies corporate in Victoria

    In 2016, the Victorian government introduced the Health Complaints Act 2016 (Vic) (the Act) which launched a new framework for managing and resolving complaints regarding all Victorian health service providers. As part of these reforms, the office of the Health Complaints Commissioner (the HCC) was established, replacing the former office of the Health Services Commissioner. […]

  • Corporate & Commercial,
  • Apr 6, 2021
  • Author: Hayley Bowman
  • INSIGHT: The dos and don’ts of COVID-19 vaccine promotion

    The roll-out of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine has begun. Generally, the advertising of vaccines to consumers is prohibited in Australia, however some exceptions are now in place to support the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines. To explain these exceptions, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued a fact sheet which shows how vaccine providers […]

  • Corporate & Commercial,
  • Mar 22, 2021
  • Author: Georgina Odell Author: Mark Fitzgerald
  • INSIGHT: The value of a pharmacy partnership or shareholder agreement

    Many pharmacists go into business with trusted friends or colleagues, and with a strong common vision for their business. In many cases, the pharmacy will run smoothly and the owners will simply agree on the many decisions that need to be made in the day to day running of the business. Despite this, we always […]

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