No-one can predict if, or when, they may require extended time off work because of a physical or mental health condition, but you can control how well prepared you are if it does happen.
When asked if they have life insurance, most people immediately think about the traditional death cover – you know, the type that pays a cash lump sum to your dependants when you die. But there are other types of “life insurance” that can assist you when illness or injury impacts your ability to earn an income.
MAS Branch Administrator Heather Owens spent a day volunteering at charity KidsCan using her MAS employee volunteer day. She shared experiences with us.
Christchurch medical professionals are swapping a hospital theatre for a creative one next month. Supported by MAS, the annual concert of the New Zealand Association of Artist Doctors is a chance for those working in medicine to flex their creative muscles, says the vice president of the association, John Gillies.
Unfortunately bullying is all too common in our society, and universities and workplaces are not exempt from its impacts. Bullying takes many forms, often resulting in victims of and witnesses to bullying being unsure how seriously they should take what is occurring. Here is some advice on what to do if you see or experience bullying.