Current publications

Current publications for the Physiotherapy Council of New South Wales can be viewed below, as they are issued.


Position statements

 

Position Statement - Physiotherapists working with Therapy Assistants (PDF 264.1KB)

Position statement - Physiotherapy Patient Health Records  (DOCX 537.3KB)


Conditions Handbook 

The Conditions Handbook  is a resource to assist Council, Panel, Committee and Tribunal members in the drafting of conditions (and orders) that achieve the aim of protecting the health and safety of the public, whilst also allowing health professionals to practise their profession where possible. The Handbook is a work in progress, with an Explanatory Paper and eight of the eleven planned sections currently available.


Related documents:

Supervision Compliance Policy  (DOC 828KB) This policy sets out the requirements of a practitioner subject to a supervision condition. It applies to physiotherapists with a supervision condition whose principal place of practice is in NSW.

Position Statement - Supervisor Approval (DOC 823.5KB) This position statement sets out the Physiotherapy Council’s expectations of an approved supervisor and the criteria the Council applies when considering approval of a supervisor.

Compliance Policy – Mentor (DOC 566KB) This policy sets out the requirements of a practitioner subject to mentor conditions.

Position Statement - Mentor Approval (PDF 57.8KB) This position statement sets out the criteria the Physiotherapy Council of NSW applies when considering approval of a mentor and the Council’s expectations of an approved mentor.


Delegations Manual

The Physiotherapy Council of New South Wales' Delegations Manual clearly sets out the delegation of functions and powers by the Council and its Executive Officer.

Physiotherapy Council of New South Wales Delegations Manual (PDF 245.8KB) (April 2016)


Dealing with complaints - A guide for health service providers

This publication explains how the New South Wales (NSW) regulatory authorities deal with notifications (complaints) about health service providers in NSW. It is designed to provide an overview of the processes and powers of the Health Care Complaints Commission and the health professional Councils when handling notifications (complaints). Reviewed July 2014.