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AHPRA Register changes improve consumer access to public information

Following AHPRA and the Medical Board of Australia’s independent review of the use of chaperone conditions in late 2016, the Medical Board of Australia, supported by AHPRA, has implemented the final recommendation from that review.

The online register now includes links for individual medical practitioners on the national register to publish disciplinary decisions, such as those from the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Professor Ron Paterson who conducted the independent review said that implementing the final recommendation means that “patients and the public will be better informed and protected by these changes to the management of sexual misconduct cases.”

See our previous alert on the Chaperone Report here.

Read more here.