AHPRA and the National Boards held a successful multi-profession stakeholder forum to discuss responsible advertising in healthcare in Melbourne on 9 August 2017.
Stakeholders interested in how regulated health services are advertised heard about the work of AHPRA and the National Boards in managing complaints about advertising and debated current issues with representatives from consumer organisations, professional associations, insurers and other regulators, in addition to Board members and AHPRA staff.
How AHPRA and National Boards aim to achieve responsible advertising in healthcare is set out in the Advertising compliance and enforcement strategy for the National Scheme.
The forum provided information about the practical resources that have been developed to support people to comply with advertising obligations and also facilitated discussion about achieving responsible advertising by all registered health practitioners to support informed healthcare choices by consumers.
Read more in our news item.