AHPRA's international criminal checks off to a quiet start

AHPRA’s new international criminal checks on health practitioners seeking registration in Australia are off to a quiet start, resulting in not one refusal 

In the five months after AHPRA adopted the compulsory measure last year, 4229 international criminal history checks were done and 10 “positive” results were returned, according to the regulator’s 2014-15 annual report.  

Of the 10 cases, nine applicants were registered and one practitioner withdrew their application, AHPRA has confirmed.

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