Good medical practice: a code of conduct for doctors in Australia sets out the professional standards the Medical Board expects of all doctors in Australia. It was first adopted by the Board in 2010 and underwent a minor revision in 2014. We are now undertaking a more significant review and want to know what you think of the changes we are proposing to make. Please take this opportunity to contribute to the consultation.
Dr Joanna Flynn AM
Chair, Medical Board of Australia
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We are reviewing the code of conduct, Good medical practice: a code of conduct for doctors in Australia, and want to know what you think of the proposed changes. The current version has been in place since 2014.
The changes we are suggesting to Good medical practice include:
Read more about these changes in the consultation paper on the Board’s website under Current consultations. The Board is keen to hear from practitioners, stakeholders and the community.
Please email written submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org, marked: ‘Public consultation on Good medical practice ’.
The consultation closes on 3 August 2018.
The Board generally publishes submissions to consultations on its website to encourage discussion and inform the community and stakeholders, unless confidentiality is requested. For more detail, please refer to the section on submissions in the consultation paper.
Please note: Practitioners are responsible for keeping up to date with the Board’s expectations about their professional obligations. The Board publishes standards, codes and guidelines as well as alerts in its newsletter. If you unsubscribe from this newsletter you are still required to keep up to date with information published on the Board’s website.
Comment on the Board newsletter is welcome and should be sent to email@example.com.
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