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Clinical records in the spotlight as prosecutions mount: six tips for good record keeping

A recent landmark case shows banal oversights may have a devastating impact: well-known Chinese herbalist, Dr Shuquan Liu, famous for helping Malcolm Turnbull lose weight, was found guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct – the first case of its kind against a Chinese medicine practitioner in NSW – largely due to poor clinical record keeping.

The finding should resonate with any health or medical practitioner in Australia and is an interesting case study on how poor records leave you vulnerable to various claims and disciplinary prosecution.

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