Medical Board of Australia
Medical Board of Australia
 

Media Releases

The following media statements have been issued by the Board.

2016

  • AHPRA prosecutes former doctor
    Published 13 May 2016. Read media statement. Download PDF (105 KB,PDF)

  • Medical Board issues guidelines on cosmetic medical and surgical procedures
    Published 9 May 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (261 KB,PDF)

  • AHPRA welcomes Victorian hospital safety and quality review
    Published 22 March 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (302 KB,PDF)

  • AHPRA says lessons for all in systems failure at Djerriwarrh
    Published 16 February 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (72.2 KB,PDF)

  • AHPRA prosecutes former doctor
    Published 19 January 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (93.4 KB,PDF)

2015

  • National drug screening protocol
    Published 18 November 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (51.7 KB,PDF)

  • 2014/15 National Scheme annual report launched
    Published 5 November 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (216 KB,PDF)

  • Board imposes conditions on Dr Phillip Nitschke, ending legal process
    Published 26 October 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (260 KB,PDF)

  • AHPRA widens investigation into practitioners at Victorian health service
    Published 16 October 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (273 KB,PDF)

  • Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement
    Published 14 October 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (214 KB,PDF)

  • Medical Board announces next steps on cosmetic medicine
    Published 29 September 2015. Read media release.Download PDF (94.2 KB,PDF)

  • Medical Board announces next steps on revalidation
    Published 15 September 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (253 KB,PDF)

  • Medical Board and AHPRA endorse EAG call for action
    Published 10 September 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (306 KB,PDF)

  • Medical Board warns doctors of fraudulent letter
    Published 6 August 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (240 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal reprimands and suspends doctor over alternative, unproven medical treatment
    Published 8 July 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (87.4 KB,PDF).

  • GP reprimanded and conditions imposed over professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct
    Published 29 July 2015.  Read media release.  Download PDF (36.5 KB,PDF),

  • Board warns overseas doctors of fraudulent registration and employment racket
    Published 15 July 2015. Read media statement. Download PDF (259 KB,PDF)

  • Medical Board suspends Dr Tareq Kamleh
    Published 14 July 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (82.6 KB,PDF) 

  • AHPRA and Board respect Supreme Court decision
    Published 7 July 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (241 KB,PDF)

  • AHPRA acts on more unregistered individuals
    Published 22 June 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (273 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal dismisses review of conditions on registration
    Published 19 May 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (157 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal orders Dr Jayant Patel must never be registered again
    Published 15 May 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (181 KB,PDF)

  • Medical practitioner suspended for professional misconduct
    Published 12 May 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (154 KB,PDF)

  • Medical practitioner reprimanded and fined for professional misconduct
    Published 12 May 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (318 KB,PDF)

  • Board seeks orders in relation to former surgeon Jayant Patel
    Published 11 May 2015. Read media statement. Download PDF (239 KB,PDF)

  • Medical Board of Australia and AMA join forces on doctors’ health
    Published 5 May 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (221 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal affirms National Board decision to refuse registration
    Published 20 April 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (153 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal reprimands and fines practitioner for falsifying registration documents
    Published 20 April 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (313 KB, PDF)

  • Medical practitioner fined, disqualified for professional misconduct
    Published 20 April 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (314 KB,PDF) 

  • Board commissions research on revalidation
    Published 24 March 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (106 KB, PDF)

  • Community protected: Misleading website off the air
    Published 17 March 2015. Read media statement. Download PDF (269 KB,PDF)

  • Board consults on cosmetic procedures
    Published 17 March 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (233 KB,PDF) 

  • Medical practitioner reprimanded and conditions imposed
    Published 13 March 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (197 KB,PDF) 

  • Psychiatrist reprimanded for unsatisfactory professional performance
    Published 26 February 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (155 KB,PDF)

  • Court of Appeal sets aside Tribunal finding of improper conduct
    Published 2 February 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (311 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal lifts suspension of medical practitioner
    Published 23 January 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (199 KB,PDF)

  • Medical practitioner reprimanded and conditions imposed
    Published 23 January 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (155 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal reprimands practitioners for unprofessional conduct
    Published 13 January 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (152 KB,PDF)

2014

  • Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner, cancels registration
    Published 10 December 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (156 KB,PDF)

  • Medical practitioner reprimanded and suspended for unsatisfactory professional conduct
    Published 10 December 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (157 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal dismisses appeal by medical practitioner
    Published 20 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (98.2 KB,PDF)

  • Medical practitioner suspended, reprimanded and fined for professional misconduct
    Published 20 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (158 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner and cancels registration
    Published 18 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (156 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner, cancels registration
    Published 17 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (154 KB,PDF)

  • Practitioner reprimanded, removed from register and banned for nine months
    Published 14 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (154 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal reprimands practitioner and imposes conditions on registration
    Published 13 November 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (155 KB,PDF)

  • Board confirms referral of Dr Nitschke to Tribunal
    Published 10 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (205 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal fines and reprimands practitioner
    Published 6 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (152 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal reprimands and fines doctor for professional misconduct
    Published 27 October 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (154 KB,PDF)

  • Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement
    Published 16 September 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (644 KB,DOCX)

  • Medical Board of Australia sets fees for 2014/15
    Published 1 August 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (207 KB,PDF)

  • Medical Board confirms suspension
    Published 24 July 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (215 KB,PDF)

  • National Boards consult on practitioners with blood borne infectious diseases
    Published 24 July 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (189 KB,PDF)

  • Regulatory principles endorsed for National Scheme
    Published 14 June 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (130 KB,PDF)

  • Advertising guidelines have been updated to make them clearer
    Published 20 May 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (160 KB,PDF)

  • AHPRA and Board welcome settlement of longstanding legal case
    Published 28 April 2014. Read media release 
     
  • Medical Board to fund national health services
    Published 10 April 2014. Read media release. Download a PDF (208 KB,PDF)

  • Revised guidelines, code and policy released today, effective from March 2014
    Published 13 February 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (242 KB,PDF)

2013

  • Medical Board announces action against Dr Jayant Patel
    Published 21 November 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (215 KB,PDF)

  • 2012-13 National Scheme Annual Report published
    Published 1 November 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (216 KB,PDF)

  • Final-year students urged to apply for registration now
    Published 7 October 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (81.2 KB,PDF)

  • Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement
    Published 23 September 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (80.3 KB,PDF)

  • Medical Board of Australia sets 2013/14 fees
    Published 22 July 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (116 KB,PDF)
      
  • Board finds Minister has no case to answer
    Published 19 June 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (216 KB,PDF)
     
  • New guides on complaints in the National Scheme
    Published 11 June 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (81.7 KB,PDF)
     
  • Board appoints interim committee in Queensland
    Published 23 May 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (201 KB,PDF)
     
  • Board and AHPRA to work with Queensland Minister 
    Published 26 April 2013, Read media releaseDownload PDF (103 KB,PDF) 
     
  • Statement by the Queensland Board of the Medical Board of Australia
    Published 26 April 2013, Read media release. Download PDF(72.8 KB,PDF)
     
  • Statement by the Queensland Board of the Medical Board of Australia and the Medical Board of Australia
    Published 19 April 2013, Read media release. Download PDF (68.2 KB)
     
  • Medical Board to fund health program/s for doctors
    Published 6 March 2013, Read media release.
     
  • Applications open for Community Reference Group
    Published 10 January 2013, Read media release.

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Page reviewed 8/07/2016