The Specialist Forum

Clinical negligence claims in SA are increasing. The Medical Protection Society believes this stems from heightened patient awareness and increased claimant lawyer activity and not deterioration in the quality of patient care provided by doctors, writes Dr Graham Howarth, head MPS’ Medical Services – Africa. He provides helpful tips on how doctors can avoid potential […]

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Leading Architecture relaunched!

To coincide with the publication’s move across to the New Media Publishing stable, Leading Architecture & Design has received a contemporary overhaul to move it in line with prominent international architecture and design titles.   Leading Architecture & Design is an established bi-monthly magazine targeting South Africa’s design professionals, endeavours to immerse its readers in […]

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Specialist Forum tackles issues

The foci of the May issue are on medical technology, dermatology, rheumatology and urology. The SA Medical Device Industry Association will be hosting its annual congress on 29 May, which draws speakers and exhibitors from across the world. In our dermatology section, Dr Rakesh Newaj discusses combatting xerosis and the development of new moisturisers, while […]

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Legislation

In the May issue of Money Marketing the focus is on legislation – National Treasury announced its plan for the release of various discussion papers over the next few years – we take a look at those, and what you should be thinking about ahead of the changes. We also take a look at SA’s […]

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Medical Chronicle investigates

Obstetrics Noose Tightens It is becoming increasingly difficult for obstetricians to practice in SA. Astronomical litigation for possible complications and the resultant lack of insurance cover are part of the problem. Medical Chronicle investigates this growing concern.   Pull-out Wound Care Supplement Much has changed in the field of wound care over the past decade. […]

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Woman’s Health takes Centre Stage

Women’s health is the focus of the April issue of The Specialist Forum to coincide with the South African Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Congress to be held in Cape Town from 18-21 May and Women’s Health Week from 11-17 May.   Topics, ranging from osteoporosis, fertility, obstetrics as well as cervical and […]

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