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Media Releases

2016

  • 'No excuse' says Board as court fines social worker for claiming to be a psychologist
    Published 30 November 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (92.1 KB,PDF)

  • Board endorses doctors giving dietary advice
    Published 24 November 2016. Read media statement. Download PDF (291 KB,PDF)

  • Statement from Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA
    Published 16 November 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (300 KB,PDF)

  • Annual Report reveals continued growth in health professions providing services across Australia
    Published 10 November 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (135 KB,PDF)

  • Fake nurse Nicholas Crawford convicted and ordered to pay over $40,000
    Published 4 October 2016. Read the media release. Download PDF (97.8 KB,PDF)

  • One week to go to have your say on the use of chaperones
    Published 27 September 2016. Read the media statement. Download PDF (37.4 KB,PDF)

  • AHPRA and Medical Board host international conference
    Published 20 September 2016. Read media statement. Download PDF (285 KB,PDF)

  • Have your say: Independent review invites submissions on the use of chaperones
    Published 5 September 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (195 KB,PDF)

  • National Boards fees set for 2016/17
    Published 1 September 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (133 KB,PDF)

  • Our recommendations to improve the Health Complaints Management System in Queensland
    Published 25 August 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (115 KB,PDF)

  • Regulatory information can safeguard patients: How analysis of unique regulatory data delivers improved outcomes
    Published 25 August 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (245 KB,PDF)

  • Independent review on chaperoning
    Published 10 August 2016. Read media statement. Download PDF (213 KB,PDF)

  • Charges laid for false and misleading advertising
    Published 1 August 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (68.5 KB) 

  • Unregistered nurse convicted and fined by court
    Published 11 July 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (110 KB,PDF) 

  • Unregistered psychologist convicted and fined by court
    Published 14 June 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (89.2 KB,PDF)

  • Statement on Bacchus Marsh Hospital
    Published 9 June 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (207 KB,PDF)

  • Nurses and midwives reminded to renew by 31 May
    Published 18 May 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (77.2 KB,PDF)

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

  • Response to letter from Victorian Minister for Health The Hon Jill Hennessy MP
    Published 6 May 2016. Read media statement. Download PDF (203 KB,PDF)

  • If chiropractic advertising doesn’t meet legal obligations, we will take action
    Published 26 April 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (207 KB,PDF)

  • Online renewal for nurses and midwives is now open
    Published 30 March 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (220 KB,PDF)
     
  • Coroner's Court recommendations
    Published 24 March 2016. Read media statement. Download PDF (308 KB,PDF)
     
  • AHPRA welcomes Victorian hospital safety and quality review
    Published 22 March 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (302 KB,PDF)
     
  • Fake nurse jailed for four years
    Published 18 March 2016. Read media release. Download PDF(121 KB,PDF)
     
  • Chiropractors must ensure their advertising is within the law
    Published 7 March 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (92.6 KB,PDF)

2015

  • 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)

  • Tribunal affirms Board decision to refuse registration
    Published 30 December 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (67.4 KB,PDF)

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

  • Tribunal reprimands former psychologist, finds professional misconduct
    Published 13 November 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (20.4 KB,PDF) 

  • Tribunal cancels pharmacist’s registration, finds professional misconduct
    Published 12 November 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (76.4 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)

  • Nursing and Midwifery Board and AHPRA take action against ‘fake’ nurse
    Published 09 September 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (215 KB,PDF)

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

  • National Boards fees set for 2015-16
    Published 2 September 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (131 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).

  • AHPRA reports on performance in Queensland
    Published 24 August 2015. Read media statement. Download PDF (286 KB,PDF)

  • Court outcome shows regulation at work protecting patients 
    Published 13 August 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (270 KB,PDF)

  • AHPRA welcomes Ministers' response to NRAS review report
    Published 10 August 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (274 KB,PDF)

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

  • AHPRA and the NMBA take action to protect patients
    Published 29 July 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (281 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),

  • Tribunal reprimands practitioner over unsatisfactory professional conduct
    Published 23 July 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (34.5 KB,PDF).

  • Practitioner disqualified following criminal conviction
    Published 21 July 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (38.8 KB, PDF) 

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

  • Health Ministers announce National Board appointments
    Published 7 July 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (114 KB,PDF)

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

  • Regulation at work protecting patients
    Published 2 July 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (216 KB,PDF)

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

  • Update on work to improve the notifier experience
    Published 18 June 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (211 KB,PDF)

  • AHPRA takes action to protect patients
    Published 10 June 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (194 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal dismisses review of conditions on registration
    Published 19 May 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (116 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal reprimands pharmacist over professional misconduct
    Published 19 May 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (113 KB,PDF)

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

  • Former practitioner fined for claiming to be an osteopath and chiropractor
    Published 14 May 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (156 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal dismisses psychologist's application for finding to be supressed
    Published 13 May 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (395 KB,PDF)

  • Pharmacist cautioned following investigation into criminal offences
    Published 13 May 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (272 KB,PDF)

  • Medical practitioner suspended for professional misconduct
    Published 12 May 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (113 KB,PDF)

  • Medical practitioner reprimanded and fined for professional misconduct
    Published 12 May 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (277 KB,PDF)

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

  • AHPRA publishes Queensland complaints performance data
    Published 8 May 2015. Read media statement. Download PDF (284 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 finds nurse guilty of professional misconduct
    Published 29 April 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (274 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal finds former psychologist guilty of professional misconduct
    Published 20 April 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (272 KB,PDF)

  • WA man fined for claiming to be a chiropractor
    Published 20 April 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (193 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal imposes conditions on registration of NT nurse
    Published 20 April 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (269 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal affirms National Board decision to refuse registration
    Published 20 April 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (271 KB,PDF)

  • Medical practitioner fined, disqualified for professional misconduct
    Published 20 April 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (307 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal reprimands and fines practitioner for falsifying registration documents
    Published 20 April 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (272 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal confirms National Board decision to refuse registration
    Published 20 April 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (271 KB,PDF)

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

  • Improving monitoring of conditions on practitioner registration
    Published 27 March 2015. Read media statement. Download PDF (116 KB,PDF)

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

  • Practitioner reprimanded, registration cancelled for professional misconduct
    Published 20 March 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (113 KB,PDF) 

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

  • Medical practitioner reprimanded and conditions imposed
    Published 16 March 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (313 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal reprimands and suspends nurse, and imposes conditions on registration
    Published 13 March 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (113 KB,PDF)

  • Dental practitioner reprimanded and fined
    Published 13 March 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (113 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal reprimands practitioner for unprofessional conduct
    Published 10 March 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (274 KB,PDF)

  • Practitioner ordered not to reapply for registration
    Published 3 March 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (262 KB,PDF)

  • Psychiatrist reprimanded for unsatisfactory professional performance
    Published 26 February 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (114 KB,PDF)

  • AHPRA strengthens national drug screening
    Published 16 February 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (297 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal reprimands practitioner for professional misconduct
    Published 13 February 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (113 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal reprimands and suspends practitioner, imposes conditions on registration
    Published 13 February 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (112 KB,PDF)

  • New approach to international criminal history checks launches today
    Published 4 February 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (152 KB,PDF)

  • Court of Appeal sets aside Tribunal finding of improper conduct
    Published 2 February 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (270 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal lifts suspension of medical practitioner
    Published 23 January 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (305 KB,PDF)

  • Medical practitioner reprimanded and conditions imposed
    Published 23 January 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (114 KB,PDF)

  • Tribunal reprimands practitioners for unprofessional conduct
    Published 13 January 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (269 KB)

2014

  • Statement from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
    Published 24 December 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (48.1 KB)

  • Statement from the Psychology Board of Australia
    Published 23 December 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (169 KB)

  • Tribunal cancels dental practitioner’s registration
    Published 19 December 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (110 KB)

  • Pharmacist reprimanded and disqualified for professional misconduct
    Published 10 December 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (115 KB)

  • Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner, cancels registration
    Published 10 December 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (115 KB)

  • Medical practitioner reprimanded and suspended for unsatisfactory professional conduct
    Published 10 December 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (117 KB)

  • Physiotherapist permanently disqualified for professional misconduct
    Published 5 December 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (115 KB)

  • Guidelines on glaucoma diagnosis and management
    Published 25 November 2014. Read media statement. Download PDF (100 KB)

  • Tribunal dismisses appeal by medical practitioner
    Published 20 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (112 KB)

  • Medical practitioner suspended, reprimanded and fined for professional misconduct
    Published 20 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (117 KB)

  • Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner and cancels registration
    Published 18 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (116 KB)

  • Tribunal reprimands medical practitioner, cancels registration
    Published 17 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (113 KB)

  • Practitioner reprimanded, removed from register and banned for nine months
    Published 14 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (113 KB)

  • Tribunal reprimands practitioner and imposes conditions on registration
    Published 13 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (114 KB)

  • 2013/14 National Scheme Annual Report published
    Published 7 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (223 KB)

  • South Australian woman pleads guilty to pretending to be a psychologist
    Published 7 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (118 KB)

  • Tribunal reprimands and suspends physiotherapist
    Published 6 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (111 KB)

  • Tribunal fines and reprimands medical practitioner
    Published 6 November 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (111 KB)

  • Tribunal reprimands and fines doctor for professional misconduct
    Published 27 October 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (114 KB)

  • Statement by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
    Published 21 October 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (51.0 KB)

  • Statement by the Podiatry Board of Australia
    Published 21 October 2014. Read media release. Download PDF 111 KB)

  • Victorian man pleads guilty to pretending to be a registered dentist
    Published 2 October 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (122 KB)

  • National Boards and AHPRA publish Health Profession Agreements
    Published 25 September 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (114 KB)

  • Setting things right: AHPRA actions to improve consumer experience
    Published 23 September 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (190 KB)

  • National Scheme welcomes research into mandatory reporting
    Published 11 September 2014. Read media statement. Download PDF (252 KB)

  • National Board and AHPRA response for applicants approved for skilled migration before new model
    Published 4 September 2014. Read media statement. Download PDF (210 KB) 

  • National Boards set fees for 2014/15
    Published 27 August 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (120KB)

  • Nursing and Midwifery Board and AHPRA commit to finding solution
    Published 15 August 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (195 KB)

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

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

  • Statement by the Physiotherapy Board of Australia
    Published 16 July 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (203 KB)

  • Regulatory principles endorsed for National Scheme
    Published 1 July 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (203 KB)

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

  • Ministers appoint Gorton to lead AHPRA Agency Management Committee
    Published 01 May 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (209 KB).

  • AHPRA and Board welcome settlement of longstanding legal case
    Published 28 April 2014. Read media release

     
  • AHPRA responds to parliamentary committee report
    Published 12 March 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (93.8 KB)
     
  • National Boards confirm testimonials out
    Published 17 February 2014. Read media statement. Download PDF (205 KB)

  • Revised guidelines, code and policy released today, effective from March 2014
    Published 13 February 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (228 KB)

  • First National Law offence prosecution results in guilty verdict
    Published 24 January 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (201 KB)

2013

  • AHPRA launches new data service
    Published 20 December 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (126 KB,PDF)

  • National Board statement on proposed endorsement standard for nurses and midwives supplying medicines under protocol
    Published 21 November 2013. Read media statement. Download PDF (223 KB,PDF)

  • 2012/13 National Scheme Annual Report published
    Published 1 November 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (222 KB,PDF)

  • AHPRA and Boards to publish health profession agreements
    Published 23 September 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (94.5 KB,PDF)

  • AHPRA hosting a nurse practitioner forum in Melbourne on 25 October 2013
    Published 19 September 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (183 KB,PDF)

  • National Boards set fees for 2013/14
    Published 29 July 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (124 KB,PDF)

  • AHPRA releases 2013/14 business plan
    Published 19 July 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (252 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)

     
  • Community Reference Group appointed
    Published 20 May 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (202 KB,PDF)

     
  • Board and AHPRA to work with Queensland Minister
    Published 26 April 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (103 KB,PDF)

     
  • AHPRA and Medical Board to work with Queensland on change
    Published 16 April 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (222 KB,PDF)

     
  • Have your say on how health practitioners are regulated
    Published 9 April 2013. Read media release. Download PDF (90.6 KB)

     
  • Applications open for Community Reference Group
    Published 10 January 2013. Read media release.  
 
 
 
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