Doctors to face AHPRA audits

After two successful pilot audits involving pharmacists, the Australia Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is turning its attention to the medical profession.

The Medical Board of Australia announced that the regulator would start auditing doctors to check their declarations about CPD activities, criminal backgrounds and indemnity insurance are true, in its latest monthly communique.

The Board said the audit would use methodology based on the model used in the pilot audits of pharmacists, optometrists and chiropractors, which were conducted by