Medical Board of Australia
Medical Board of Australia
 

Codes, Guidelines and Policies

The Medical Board of Australia has developed codes and guidelines to guide the profession. These also help to clarify the Board's expectations on a range of issues. The Board has approved codes and guidelines on the following:

Codes and guidelines

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Good medical practice: a code of conduct for doctors in Australia  PDF (138KB)  Web page  17 March 2014 
Sexual boundaries: guidelines for doctors PDF (110KB)   28 October 2011
Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (149KB) Web page 17 March 2014
Guidelines for technology based patient consultations

Information on inter-jurisdictional technology based patient consultations is available on the FAQ and Fact Sheets page.
PDF (74.5KB)   16 January 2012
Guidelines for advertising regulated health services  PDF (155KB) Web page 17 March 2014
Guidelines for registered medical practitioners who perform cosmetic medical and surgical procedures

For more information, refer to the news item.
PDF (117KB) Word version 
(672KB,DOCX)
1 October 2016
Guidelines - Short-term training in a medical specialty for international medical graduates who are not qualified for general or specialist registration

Effective from 1 July 2016
For more information on the guidelines, refer to the news item.
PDF (103KB) Word version 
(150KB,DOCX)
1 July 2016

Policies

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Social media policy PDF (62.2KB) Web page From 17 March 2014
Posting guidelines: Options for revalidation in Australia online discussion  PDF (214KB)  Word version 
(73.7 KB,DOCX) 
From 15 August 2016 

Registration

Document PDF Accessible format Document date
Medical registration - what does it mean? Who should be registered? PDF (1018KB) 15 March 2012

Supervision

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Guidelines - Supervised practice for international medical graduates

Further information about supervision is available on the Supervision page.
PDF (146KB) Word version
(659KB,DOCX)
4 January 2016

FAQ and Fact Sheets

For further information please refer to the FAQ and Fact Sheets page.

Retired versions

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Retired version: Guidelines for supervised practice for limited registration   PDF (546KB)    To 3 January 2016 
Retired version: Good medical practice: a code of conduct for doctors in Australia PDF (518KB) To 16 March 2014
Retired version: Guidelines for advertising of regulated health services PDF (451KB) To 16 March 2014
Retired version: Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (412KB) To 16 March 2014
 
 
 
Page reviewed 29/09/2016