Docs pressure AHPRA to act

Both the RACGP and AMA told MO they will discuss the apparent contradiction between the wording of recently introduced Medical Board of Australia guidelines and public statements from the board and AHPRA about how they will be enforced.

The guidelines state that a failure by doctors to seek the removal of unsolicited patient comments relating to their clinical work would attract official warnings, fines and prosecution.

However, the board and AHPRA have stated