Revealed: who's reporting who to AHPRA

Health practitioners reported their peers more than 5000 times in six years

Around 12% of complaints being lodged against health practitioners to AHPRA are by their peers, a new study has found.


An analysis of all notifications made to the watchdog between 2011 and 2016 did not identify the outcomes but stressed those that came from a fellow health professional was more likely than those from patients to lead to sanctions.

Health practitioners reported their peers to AHPRA on more than 5000 occasions over the six-year period, accounting for 11.9% of the total 43,256 notifications, according to the research published in the