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Good practice to prescribing and dispensing compounded medicines

The Pharmacy Board of Australia and Medical Board of Australia have released a joint statement to remind pharmacists and medical practitioners of their respective responsibilities relating to compounded medicines which in turn will protect patients. A compounded...

Counselling interviews with the Psychology Council - what to expect

When complaints and notifications about a psychologist are made to the Psychology Council of New South Wales – either by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), practitioners (psychological, medical or other) or clients themselves – one of the...

Codeine to be script-only

Pain is a significant health burden for many Australians, with up to one in five Australians living with chronic pain. A large proportion of the population rely on over the counter combination medicines containing codeine to manage this pain. However, from 1 February...

Chiropractic Council announces increase in NSW registration fees for 2017/18

The Chiropractic Council of New South Wales has announced an increase in the complaints component of the registration fee for NSW chiropractors for 2017/18 to better regulate the profession in NSW and protect public health and safety. For chiropractors with a principal...

Fact sheets

The Councils are completing a project to apply plain English principles to our most common letters and emails to practitoners and complainants. This has included simplifying the messages within the letters and emails, and including useful details in new plain English...

Medical certificates: what you should know

Provides a summary for health consumers, employers about medical certificates based on Medical Council of NSW Medical Certificate Guidelines (2012)

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