01
Feb

Publication of final report on Review of the (Used Packaging Materials) Measure 2011

By mpconsulting

mpconsulting has concluded its independent review of 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). The aim of the Review was to identify opportunities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the UPM NEPM and Covenant in achieving the national environment protection goals set out within them. Recommendations for reform are designed to ensure that the scheme is fit-for-purpose into the. Read more...
16
Nov

Consultation open on the Care and Support Sector Code of Conduct

By mpconsulting

mpconsulting has been engaged to assist the Australian Government with the development of a Care and Support Sector Code of Conduct (the Code) applicable to providers and workers across the aged care, veterans’ care and disability support sectors. Through preliminary engagement with key representatives in the care and support sector, a draft Code has been prepared using the existing NDIS Code of Conduct as a basis. A consultation paper has been released outlining the purpose of the draft Code and. Read more...
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...