AHPRA: recommendations for more compassionate complaints process

Compliance & Discipline, Health of Practitioner,

Following an AHPRA-commissioned research study entitled "Virtually daily grief," AHPRA is accepting the fifteen recommendations made by an advisory group with expertise in regulation and suicide prevention. The research and recommendations are in response to sixteen confirmed deaths of practitioners subject to notifications (complaints) over the last four years. The recommendations focus on improved awareness about mental health and substance use disorders, better communication to reduce misinformation and help practitioners have accurate expectations about the process, and more focus on support of practitioners.

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