AHPRA’s proposed GP audit program needs transparency

EVERY Australian medical professional faces the possibility of having to prove their claims about whether they have a criminal history, under a registration audit program AHPRA plans to launch as soon as next year.

Medical professionals audited under the scheme would also be ordered to give information to support their claims about professional indemnity insurance, recency of practice and continuing professional development.

In a newsletter last week, AHPRA CEO Martin Fletcher wrote that the regulator and other national boards would begin a "pilot of the audit framework with some [medical] professions prior to

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