12
Aug

Consultation open on the Review of the general practice accreditation arrangements

By mpconsulting

mpconsulting has been engaged by the Department of Health (the Department) to undertake an independent review of the general practice accreditation arrangements under the National General Practice Accreditation Scheme (NGPA Scheme). As part of this review, we are seeking input from a range of stakeholders including general practitioners, practice owners and managers, accrediting agencies, peak bodies and patients. To do this, we have released a Consultation Paper and online survey to seek feedback on: -the extent to which the NGPA Scheme supports. Read more...
02
Jul

Review of general practice accreditation arrangements

By mpconsulting

mpconsulting has been engaged by the Commonwealth Department of Health to undertake an independent review of the general practice accreditation arrangements under the National General Practice Accreditation Scheme (NGPA Scheme) and the various educational accreditation frameworks. The review is currently underway and will explore existing accreditation models, the incentives and barriers to accreditation for general practices, issues for accrediting agencies providing services to general practices and alternate accreditation models. The review will also consider overlaps between general practice and educational accreditation. During. Read more...
12
Mar

Release of IMS and SIRS guidance material for aged care providers

By mpconsulting

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (the Commission) has released two new resources to support aged care providers to understand and meet new incident management and serious incident response requirements commencing on 1 April 2021. Effective incident management systems: Best practice guidanceSerious Incident Response Scheme – Guidelines for residential aged care providers The resources include a range of examples and prompts to support aged care providers to develop and embed a best practice incident management system and to understand. Read more...
08
Feb

Consultation on the co-regulatory arrangements under UPM NEPM

By mpconsulting

mpconsulting has been engaged by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (the Department) to review the operation of the co-regulatory arrangements established by the National Environment Protection (Used Packaging Materials) Measure 2011 (the UPM NEPM) and the Australian Packaging Covenant (the Covenant). As part of this review, we are seeking input from a range of stakeholders including businesses in the packaging stream, such as brand owners under the UPM NEPM and signatories to the Covenant, businesses in the. Read more...
12
Nov

Consultation on consistency of food regulatory approaches

By mpconsulting

mpconsulting is working with the Food Regulation Standing Committee to identify key areas of inconsistency in food regulation and the impacts of this on businesses and regulatory outcomes.  We are looking to understand the key areas of inconsistency (within Australia and between Australia and New Zealand) and their impacts in terms of both adverse regulatory outcomes (e.g. undermining food safety objectives, causing reputational damage to the food regulatory system, creating confusion for consumers, creating challenges for monitoring and enforcement, etc.) and adverse outcomes. Read more...