MBA: No new definition, but full registration isn't necessary

The board undertook a review after concerns were raised by Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand that the definition, contained in the new national laws, meant any teaching or advisory role required full registration and the attendant costs and CPD requirements.

Board chair Dr Joanna Flynn said the review concluded there was no definitional change proposed that did not also have unintended or unacceptable consequences, so the board has issued guidance for practitioners instead.

“We certainly hope that this