Russell Kennedy has a dedicated health law team with over 25 years' experience providing legal advice and representation to the healthcare sector. They act for public and private hospitals, government and other health institutions. Several of their principals sit on hospital boards and hold statutory roles in the health sector.
Russell Kennedy's industry-leading expertise has been recognised through Michael Gorton AM and Victor Harcourt being selected by Best Lawyers for their expertise in health and aged care for two consecutive years.
Update: Royal Commission into Aged Care & Quality
The work of the Royal Commission is well underway with the first of the Provider Surveys being released to the top 100 providers on 23 November 2018. Since the end of November 2018, further providers … Read more
Fair Work Commission supports unpaid family & domestic violence leave
In March 2017, Russell Kennedy Lawyers published an alert about the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission’s consideration of the Australian Council of Trade Unions’ application … Read more
Russell Kennedy: Health Insights
The latest insights from the Russell Kennedy health law team. In this edition: High-tech trauma specs a vision of the future Improving communication between health services and doctors How … Read more
New obligation for hospitals: consultation paper
The Victorian Government is considering legislative reforms arising from the Duckett Review. One of the recommendations was the introduction of a Statutory Duty of Candour for Victoria. Written by&… Read more
REDHS enhance clinical governance from VHA award
Rochester and Elmore District Health Service evaluated its clinical governance last week – thanks to Russell Kennedy Lawyers and the VHA. The health service won last year’s inaugural VHA … Read more