Medical board regime for IMG supervision branded 'unacceptable'

Doctors are working under the supervision of doctors who have no specialist training, it's being claimed

IMGs are being left to flounder with inadequate support because they working in general practice under the supervision of doctors who aren’t qualified GPs, it’s being claimed.

Dr Gerard Ingham
Dr Gerard Ingham.

Under existing Medical Board of Australia rules, an IMG on limited registration can be supervised by any doctor provided they have “training and experience suitable to be a supervisor”.

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