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Inside track: Healthcare

18 October 2021

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Inside track: Healthcare

In the media

Queensland

Doctors call for state roadmap out of COVID
AMA Queensland has been calling for the State Government to make vaccinations mandatory and accessible for all workers in health care facilities, not just Queensland Health hospitals and public health sites. “All health facilities need a health order backing the mandate to vaccinate staff,” AMA Queensland Council of General Practice chair Dr Maria Boulton said. “It’s such a grey area for GPs, other specialists and private practices (14 October 2021).  More...

Practice and Regulation

Queensland

Queensland Health Publications

AMA Qld: QScript
QScript is Queensland’s read-only, real-time prescription monitoring system that alerts and notifies health practitioners to review a patient’s monitored medicine prescription history at the point of care and has now commenced. Penalties for non-compliance in using QScript are planned to start on 1 October, however AMA Queensland is advocating for a 12-month grace period to allow practitioners time to adapt to this new system.  More...

Legislation

Queensland

Subordinate legislation – reminder
No 148 Public Health (Further Extension of Declared Public Health Emergency-COVID-19) Regulation (No. 3) 2021 (Qld)
Under section 323(1) of the Act, the regulation provides for the declared public health emergency to be extended for a further 90 days, until the end of the day on 26 December 2021, unless it is further extended, is repealed or the declared public health emergency ends under section 324 of the Act.

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