Released: 24 February 2023
Closed: 26 April 2023
The Medical Board of Australia has consulted on an application from the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia seeking recognition of Genetic pathology as a new field of specialty practice within the current specialty of Pathology.
Submissions will be published soon.
Released: 14 December 2022
Closed: 17 February 2023
The Medical Board of Australia consulted on proposed updated Guidelines: Telehealth consultations with patients. The updated guidelines are based on its existing Guidelines for technology-based consultations and an Information sheet - Inter-jurisdictional technology-based patient consultations.
Public Consultation Telehealth consultations guidelines (386 KB,PDF), Word version (238 KB,DOCX)
The Board received approximately 770 submissions. Some stakeholders requested that their submission remain in confidence and some submissions have been published with the person’s name withheld.
Submissions are listed alphabetically below. Due to the number of submissions received, some submissions are available in combined PDFs. We have redacted contact details and potentially defamatory, sensitive or identifying comments from published submissions.
Disclaimer: The views expressed in the submissions are those of the individuals or organisations who submitted them and their publication does not imply any acceptance of, or agreement with, these views by Ahpra or the Medical Board.
Released: 14 December 2022
Closed: 14 February 2023
National Boards and Ahpra are reviewing the current accreditation arrangements for the national health practitioner regulatory scheme to prepare for the next period to mid-2029.
The current accreditation arrangements end on 30 June 2024 for all professions except paramedicine, which end on 30 November 2023. The National Boards and Ahpra intend to complete this scheduled review by May 2023 to inform National Boards’ decisions on arrangements for the next period and provide certainty for the future. The last scheduled review and public consultation on accreditation arrangements was in 2018.
This consultation is a key stage of the review and aims to confirm performance and progress on current accreditation priorities and will inform the priorities for the next period, including how progress in priority areas could be measured.
Released: 17 November 2022
Closed: 25 January 2023
The Medical Board of Australia consulted on an updated registration standard in response to changes to intern training arising from the Australian Medical Council’s National Framework for Prevocational (PGY1 and PGY2) Medical Training to come into effect from 2024.
Submissions will be published in early 2023.