AHPRA to tell employers about serious complaints against doctors

The new rules proposed by health ministers will apply in cases of potential risk to public safety

AHPRA could soon be required to inform employers when investigating complaints against doctors who might pose “serious risk” to public safety.
Currently, the national boards are only obliged to notify an employer when they take action related to the practitioner’s health, conduct or performance. 
But at a meeting earlier this month, federal, state and territory health ministers agreed to revamping the National Law to improve information sharing across the system.

And the ministers also agreed to restrict