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Council membership

Expressions of interest are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced nominees for member, President and Deputy President appointments to the Health Professional Councils of NSW. The health professional Councils are statutory bodies established under the...

Council Annual Reports 2018/19

The 2018/19 annual reports are now avilable. For the 2018/19 reporting period, the annual reports of the 15 NSW Health Professional Councils (Councils) are available as a combined report. The 2018/19 annual report is structured in three parts: Part 1 Information that...

I have to attend drug or alcohol screening

Some practitioners need to attend screening for drug and/or alcohol use. This page explains the process and provides the policies, procedures and practical information these practitioners will need.

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District and Dental Council of NSW advising Cronulla Dental Surgery patients

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is contacting patients who have undergone invasive dental procedures at a Cronulla dental practice. The Dental Council of NSW and NSW Health conducted an investigation and found evidence of poor cleaning and...

Exemption from storage requirements for goods requiring refrigeration

A new exemption is now in force exempting the pharmacist in charge of a pharmacy from the storage requirements of clause 73(1) and clause 76 of the Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008, where the pharmacy is a hospital pharmacy or a retail pharmacy. This...

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...
What you can complain about
You can make complaints to us about the professional performance, professional behaviour, or health of a registered health practitioner.
About Us
Health professional councils work to protect the health and safety of the public in New South Wales by managing complaints about practitioners and students. Councils work with the Health Care Complaints Commission to decide the best way a complaint should be managed...

Conduct pathway

Conduct issues generally relate to behavioural acts or omissions and often go to the question of character. The conduct pathway allows the Council to manage complaints that may constitute unsatisfactory professional conduct or professional misconduct.
Reviewing or appealing a decision
Practitioners with conditions imposed on their registration can ask for the conditions to be changed or removed, or a suspension lifted following a review process. Practitioners should seek advice from their professional indemnity insurer or legal representative before...

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