AHPRA inks information-sharing deal with police

But the watchdog says there's 'nothing to be concerned about'

AHPRA says doctors have “nothing to be concerned about” in a deal it has inked with police to share information about alleged sexual offences or other crimes.

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Last week, the watchdog announced it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Victoria Police to “enable greater cooperation which will see the public better protected”.

Under the deal, Victoria Police agrees to inform AHPRA of any allegations or evidence that “concerns the health, performance or conduct of a registered health practitioner ... that may, or is likely to, detrimentally affect his/her