AHPRA watchdog proposal rankles

State Health Minister Lawrence Springborg tabled legislation for the new body last week.

It follows the resignation of the majority of the Queensland Medical Board in April and the sacking of remaining members last month.

The Medical Board of Australia (MBA) has since installed an “interim committee”.

Mr Springborg said the ombudsman would “enable us to take immediate action including suspending or placing conditions on a health practitioner

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