Health law, regulatory compliance, accreditation and complaint management can present complex challenges to manage for business owners, board members and managers of health and aged care organisations.
This category lists organisations, consultants and businesses that can assist with these challenges.
There are many law firms with dedicated health and aged care teams and experts in specific areas of health law such as industrial relations; OHS; aged care funding, corporate and clinical governance and dispute resolution. These experts keep up with evolving legal issues in areas such as gene technology, electronic health records and privacy, and help decision makers discharge their risk management obligations.
Woden, ACT 2606
Brisbane, QLD 4001WorkCover Queensland is a statutory body that provides and manages workers' compensation insurance for most people employed by Queensland employers. WorkCover Queensland is governed by the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 and regulated by Q-COMP.
"A workers' compensation and injury management
scheme that works for all"
Shenton Park, WA 6008Information on the workers compensation and injury management scheme in Western Australia, and how to become an Approved Medical Specialist (AMS) under the scheme.
Advice and Assistance Unit: 1300 794 744 (WA only)
KINGSTON, ACT 2604The Australian Medical Council is an independent, national standards body for medical education and training. Its functions include the assessment of medical graduates trained in other countries who want to register with a medical board and practise medicine in Australia.
Sydney, NSW 2000The HCCC acts in the public interest by assessing, resolving, investigating and prosecuting complaints about health care in NSW to protect the health and safety of the public.
Toll Free: 1800 004 474
Darwin, NT 0800The Health and Community Services Complaints Commission is an independent statutory body (established pursuant to and governed by the Health and Community Services Complaints Act) that provides an independent and impartial avenue for the resolution of health care related complaints in the Northern Territory.
Brisbane, QLD 4003The Office of the Health Ombudsman is an independent statutory body that deals with complaints lodged by consumers and health practitioners about health services/practitioners. Health practitioners can make a complaint if concerned about the conduct or performance of another practitioner.
Melbourne, VIC 3000State-wide, free and informal complaint resolution service for health and health privacy related concerns.
Phone: 1300 582 113
Canberra, ACT 2601The ACT Human Rights Commission promotes the human rights and welfare of people living in the ACT.
Melbourne, VIC 3000The functions of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia include the development of standards for the professions and the registration of nurses and midwifes in partnership with AHPRA (Australian Health Professional Regulation Agency), pursuant to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law.