Like all organisations, Ahpra will be affected by the evolving social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
We will continue to receive and manage concerns about registered practitioners.
We will prioritise the management of concerns that identify an immediate or high risk to public safety.
We anticipate there will be delays in responding to lower risk concerns during this time.
If you are considering making a notification, we encourage you to first
Ahpra and National Boards thank you for your understanding during this time.
Watch our video to help decide if Ahpra is the right place for your concerns. Don’t forget to press pause to make note of important information in the video, or find further information below.
If you are raising this concern for:
If you are raising this concern because you think:
Here’s where you can learn more about what happens when a notification is made with us.
For example, someone claiming to be a registered health practitioner or unlawful advertising.
Find out how to raise a concern about a health practitioner if you're in NSW or QLD.
Call us on 1300 419 495
This information is for all states and territories. Including NSW.
We answer common questions by practitioners and the public about notifications.
Ahpra is the right place if you are concerned that a health practitioner may be behaving in a way that could present a significant risk to you, to other patients or members of the public. There are different arrangements for people in Qld and NSW for managing concerns about registered health practitioners.
Further information is provided in the diagram below and on the NSW and Qld page.