'Degrading' AHPRA probe led to suicide, Senate told

A nurse took her own life after “degrading and subhuman” treatment from AHPRA as it investigated a vexatious complaint, a Senate inquiry has heard.

A submission to the inquiry into the medical complaints system claimed that the death would have been avoided if AHPRA had handled the investigation in a more dignified, supportive and impartial way.

The submission writer, another nurse whose name was not published, alleged that the complaint against her colleague was &ldquo