National registration of health professionals: could it presage national regulation of Schedule 8 medicines?

Colin M Brown
Med J Aust 2010; 193 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2010.tb03748.x
Published online: 5 July 2010

To the Editor: The arrival of national registration of health professionals on 1 July 2010, and consequential amendments to state and territory legislation, overcomes registration and recognition complexities currently facing Australian medical practitioners who wish to practise in multiple jurisdictions.

  • Colin M Brown

  • Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia, Drugs of Dependence Unit, Adelaide, SA.

Competing interests:

I am a member of the Law Society of South Australia.

The views expressed in this letter are my own, and do not necessarily represent those of Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia or the SA government.


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