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 (138 KB)  Web page  17 March 2014 
Sexual boundaries: guidelines for doctors PDF (110 KB)   28 October 2011
Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (149 KB) 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 (74.5 KB)   16 January 2012
Guidelines for advertising regulated health services  PDF (155 KB) Web page 17 March 2014

Policies

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

Registration

Document PDF Accessible format Document date
Medical registration - what does it mean? Who should be registered? PDF (1018 KB) 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 (146 KB) 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 (518 KB) To 16 March 2014
Retired version: Guidelines for advertising of regulated health services PDF (451 KB) To 16 March 2014
Retired version: Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (412 KB) To 16 March 2014
 
 
 
Page reviewed 2/02/2016