Physicians say age of criminal responsibility must be raised to help end abuse in custody
RACP spokesperson Dr Mick Creati said that while youth incarceration and its health and societal impacts were very complex issues, until the age of criminal responsibility was raised Australia would continue to see unacceptable treatment and unjust outcomes in the judicial and penal systems (13 May 2019). More...
New safety rules for Queensland theme parks and attractions now in force
Amusement rides and theme parks in Queensland are now subject to tougher safety regulations that will require regulations will require major inspections of rides by qualified engineers every 10 years and improved training of ride operators (20 May 2019). More...
Queensland pharmacist reprimand
A pharmacist who admitted to providing Schedule 4 medications for himself and two family members without a prescription has been reprimanded for behaving in a way that constitutes professional misconduct, according to a ruling issued by the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (14 May 2019). More...
Supplementary IME panel tender for rehabilitation physicians
Following the appointment of medical specialists to our Independent Medical Examination (IME) Panel in July 2018, WorkCover Queensland is opening a supplementary tender for additional Rehabilitation Physicians to support demand for patient referrals. Now open and accessible on the Queensland Government's QTenders website and will close on 31 May 2019. More...
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