Federal legislation has recently commenced introducing a suite of changes to modernise the regulation of medical devices in Australia.
Certain Victorian health service establishments have been exempted from requirements to hold a permit under the Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981 (Vic). Read on to find out if your organisation is captured.
The Public Interest Disclosure Act 2018 (SA) has repealed now outdated whistleblowers legislation to implement new protections for persons making public interest disclosures.
In this case, the Queensland Supreme Court held that a dentist, who had been lawfully terminated for allegedly sexually harassing a dental assistant, was liable to compensate his former employer for the loss of opportunity to profit from his services.
Upcoming Changes to the Mandatory Notification Provisions in the Health Practitioner Regulation National LawNatalie Franks
The requirement for treating practitioners to make mandatory notifications about other health practitioners is being revised to ensure that doctors are not deterred from seeking medical treatment.