The Board appointed an Expert Advisory Group to provide it with expert advice about approaches to support medical practitioners to maintain and enhance their professional skills and knowledge and remain fit to practise medicine. The Professional Performance Framework is the Board’s response to the EAG final report.
The EAG’s recommendations were designed to improve public safety. They recommended an integrated approach that would help improve public safety and better identify and manage risk in the Australian healthcare setting by:
The EAG report includes detailed evidence that supports the recommended approach.
Media statement: New Professional Performance Framework for patient safety
Full interim report of the expert advisory group on revalidation
Executive summary of the interim report
Discussion paper about the proposed approach for revalidation
Media statement: Medical Board consults on revalidation in Australia 16 August 2017
Expert Advisory Group on revalidation terms of reference
Consultative Committee on revalidation terms of reference
Medical Practitioners' ongoing fitness and competence to practise: A report of social research into community and doctors’ views about trust, confidence and fitness to practise in the medical profession
International research from the Collaboration for the Advancement of Medical Education Research and Assessment (CAMERA) The evidence and options for medical revalidation in the Australian context, published 2015