In the media

Aged care providers to face coronavirus audit by regulator Aged care facilities dubbed to be at risk of allowing the coronavirus to spread will be audited by the national regulator to ensure they lift their game, as the sector braces for more cases of COVID-19 (04 March 2020). More...

Is it time to consider self-testing for respiratory illness? At-home diagnostic medical devices have been floated as a potential way to ease the strain on public health, but experts say concerns remain (05 March 2020). More...

Published

Report to the Australian Senate on anti-competitive and other practices by health insurers and providers in relation to private health insurance Australian Competition and Consumer Commission: 04 March 2020 This report analyses key competition and consumer developments and trends in the private health insurance industry between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019, including ACCC enforcement and other actions relating to the health sector. More...

Practice and Regulation

AHPRA: Taking care podcast episode: A new look at mandatory notifications Ahpra has released its latest episode in the Taking care podcast series, which offers professional and consumer perspectives on current issues and common questions about public safety in health care (04 March 2010). More...