The Board undertakes wide-ranging consultation on proposals that affect the profession.
Consultation is an important part of the Board’s engagement with members of the medical profession, members of the public and other stakeholders. The feedback provided via consultation is greatly valued, and informs the Board’s development of important documents.
Where there are consultations open for input, they will be shown below.
Where there are consultations which have closed, they will be shown under Past Consultations, along with the submissions that were received. The Board publishes submissions received on the website to encourage discussion and inform the community and stakeholders, unless requested otherwise. There may be circumstances under which submissions may not be published. Please refer to the consultation paper for details of how submissions will be treated.
Released: 29 January 2018
Closes: 29 March 2018
The Medical Board of Australia is inviting feedback on draft revised guidelines ‘Sexual boundaries in the doctor-patient relationship’.
The Board’s current guidelines ‘Sexual boundaries: guidelines for doctors’ came into effect on 28 October 2011. The current guidelines are due for review and in keeping with good regulatory practice the Board is reviewing the guidelines and has developed draft revised guidelines for consultation.
Please provide written submissions by email, marked: ‘Draft revised guidelines Sexual Boundaries in the doctor-patient relationship’ to medboardconsultation by close of business on 29 March 2018.
Submissions by post should be addressed to the Executive Officer, Medical, AHPRA, GPO Box 9958, Melbourne 3001.
The Board publishes submissions on its website to encourage discussion and inform the community and stakeholders, unless requested otherwise. There may be circumstances under which submissions may not be published. Please refer to the section on submissions in the consultation paper for details of how submissions are treated.
Published submissions will include the names of the individuals and/or the organisations that made the submission, unless confidentiality is requested.