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May 2012

The LEGS issue One of the outcomes from the settlement of the 28 March 2011 – 31 March 2012 MECA was the set-up of LEGs or Local Engagement Groups. The purpose of the LEGs was to improve engagement between RMOs and DHBs and address issues that may have arisen. As we are in the midst […]

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MARCH 2012

Drug & alcohol testing in our workplaces A solution looking for a problem? There has been some controversy and debate over the years about drug testing in the workplace. It is an issue where an employer’s duty to provide a safe workplace conflicts with an employee’s right to privacy; striking a balance between the two […]

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FEBRUARY 2012

Welcome to the RDA News Welcome to the RDA News – not a fancy title but one that says it all! Effective communication with resident doctors is imperative if we are to do our job as well as we should; this newsletter is part of a revised communication plan we have introduced this year to […]