Revised Guidelines for mandatory notifications

New guidelines

The Guidelines for mandatory notifications were reviewed as part of a scheduled review and because of changes to mandatory notification requirements that came into effect on 1 March 2020.

As a result of the review separate guidelines have been developed for mandatory notifications about registered health practitioners and registered students. This is because of the limited circumstances when a mandatory notification must be made about a registered student.

The requirement to make a mandatory notification about a practitioner is different for different notifier groups. For that reason, the guidelines about practitioners have been structured according to notifier type (that is treating practitioner, non-treating practitioner, employer) so that relevant information for that notifier group is easier to find.


*The Guidelines: Mandatory notifications about registered health practitioners have been updated on 29 June 2020 to include minor formatting and word changes and changes to the flowcharts on pages 20, 22 and 26 of the guidelines.

**The Guidelines: Mandatory notifications about registered students have been updated on 29 June 2020 to include minor formatting and word changes and sections 39 and 40 of the National Law in Appendix A.

 
 
Page reviewed 30/06/2020