Policies for practitioners with conditions on registration
Occasionally, a condition will be imposed on a practitioner’s registration requiring a chaperone to be present in particular circumstances. In these circumstances we have a protocol for seeking our approval of chaperones and for demonstrating compliance with the condition.
The above policy sets out the requirements of a practitioner subject to mentor conditions.
Position Statement - Mentor Approval
The above position statement sets out the criteria that we apply when considering approval of a mentor and our expectations of an approved mentor.
Compliance Policy - Supervision
The above policy sets out the requirements of a practitioner subject to a supervision condition.
Information sheet for decision makers
The above information sheet outlines considerations when imposing supervision conditions.
Position Statement - Supervisor Approval
The above position statement sets out our expectations of an approved supervisor and the criteria that we apply when considering approval of a supervisor.
Policies and handbooks for members and staff
Policies for members and staff are provided by the Health Professional Councils Authority to all health professional councils. They can be found here.
In addition, we have adopted the following:
The Conditions Handbook is a resource to assist our members in the drafting of conditions (and orders). The Handbook is a work in progress, with an explanatory paper and nine of the ten planned sections currently available.
Protocols for Routine Inspections of Podiatrists
Useful links for podiatrists
The policies of the following organisations also impact the work of podiatrists in NSW:
Breach management guidelines
The breach management guidelines for health service providers and other stakeholders in NSW explains how to deal with breaches of registration conditions.
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