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7014

2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

National Health and Hospitals Network Bill 2010

 

 

(1)     Clause 5, page 3 (after line 7), after the definition of Chair , insert:

clinician means an individual who provides diagnosis, or treatment, as a professional:

                     (a)  medical practitioner; or

                     (b)  nurse; or

                     (c)  allied health practitioner; or

                     (d)  health practitioner not covered by paragraph (a), (b) or (c).

[consultation]

(2)     Clause 9, page 7 (line 6), after “Note”, insert “1”.

[consultation]

(3)     Clause 9, page 7 (after line 7), at the end of subclause (1), add:

Note 2:       Sections 10 and 11 impose consultation requirements on the Commission.

[consultation]

(4)     Clause 10, page 8 (after line 16), after paragraph (2)(d), insert:

                   (da)  carers; and

                   (db)  consumers; and

[consultation]

(5)     Clause 11, page 9 (after line 29), after paragraph (2)(b), insert:

                   (ba)  carers; and

                   (bb)  consumers; and

[consultation]



 

(6)     Clause 20, page 14 (after line 22), after paragraph (3)(g), insert:

                    (ga)  primary health care services;

[appointment of Board members]

(7)     Clause 20, page 14 (after line 22), after paragraph (3)(g), insert:

                   (gb)  management of general practice;

[appointment of Board members]

(8)     Clause 58, page 33 (line 29), before “consent”, insert “informed”.

[protection of patient confidentiality]