Victorian Parliament has introduced new legislation to strengthen the licensing and regulation of non-emergency patient transport services.
In Health Care Complaints Commission v Sriskanda  NSWCATOD 42, the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission charged a general practitioner with misconduct for prescribing excessive quantities of drugs and failing to keep records.
New South Wales has passed new laws enabling certain nurses and midwives to obtain, possess, sell, supply and administer Schedule 2, 3, 4 and 8 poisons.
Federal legislation has recently commenced introducing a suite of changes to modernise the regulation of medical devices in Australia.
Victoria has introduced a strict process that hospitals must follow before authorising ante-mortem procedures.
Federal Parliament has introduced new laws with significant penalties for the import, export, manufacture or supply of therapeutic goods prohibited under an international agreement.