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:

Policies

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Social media policy PDF (62.2 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014

Codes and guidelines

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Medical registration - what does it mean? Who should be registered?  PDF (1018 KB)     
Current version: Good medical practice: a code of conduct for doctors in Australia  PDF (138 KB)  Web page  From 17 March 2014 
Retired version: Good medical practice: a code of conduct for doctors in Australia PDF (518 KB) To 16 March 2014
Current version: Guidelines for advertising regulated health services  PDF (155 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014
Retired version: Guidelines for advertising of regulated health services PDF (451 KB) To 16 March 2014
Current version: Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (149 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014
Retired version: Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (412 KB) To 16 March 2014
Guidelines for supervised practice for limited registration

The individual forms relating to supervised practice for limited registration are available on the Forms page.
PDF (546 KB)
Sexual boundaries: guidelines for doctors PDF (110 KB)
Guidelines for technology based patient consultations

Information on inter-jurisdictional technology based patient consultations is available on the FAQ and Fact Sheets page.
PDF (74.5 KB)  

FAQ and Fact Sheets

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