14 Feb 2017
A profession-specific annual report summary that looks into the work of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia (the Board) over the 12 months to 30 June 2016 has now been published.
The report draws on data from the 2015/16 annual report by AHPRA and the National Boards, and offers insights into how the Board has worked to protect the public by regulating this relatively new health profession.
Information includes the number of applications for registration, outcomes of criminal history checks and segmentation of the registrant base by gender, age and principal place of practice.
Notifications information includes the number of complaints or concerns received, matters open and closed during the year, types of complaint, and matters involving immediate action.
Insights into the profession include:
To download this report, or to view the main 2015/16 annual report and summary reports by state or territory, visit our microsite.
In the coming month, AHPRA and the National Boards will publish summaries that break down 2015/16 data for the remaining 13 boards in the National Scheme.