Retired doctors thanked for offering their services during pandemic

AHPRA CEO Martin Fletcher is 'appreciative' of the thousands of doctors who volunteered to boost the health workforce during the COVID-19 battle

A special register of thousands of retired doctors has wound up, one year after it opened to bolster the medical workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

AHPRA CEO Martin Fletcher.

Some 4,800 doctors who had dropped off AHPRA’s register in the previous three years were automatically reregistered last April, unless they were under investigation or had conditions on their registration when it