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Health Legislation Amendment (Midwives and Nurse Practitioners) Bill 2010

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2008-2009-2010

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Health Legislation Amendment (Midwives and Nurse Practitioners) Bill 2009

 

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, item 6, page 4 (line 10), omit paragraph (b) of the definition of participating midwife , substitute:

                     (b)  otherwise—an eligible midwife;

so far as the eligible midwife renders a service in a collaborative arrangement or collaborative arrangements of a kind or kinds specified in the regulations, with one or more medical practitioners of a kind or kinds specified in the regulations, for the purposes of this definition.

(2)     Schedule 1, item 6, page 4 (line 18), omit paragraph (b) of the definition of participating nurse practitioner , substitute:

                     (b)  otherwise—an eligible nurse practitioner;

so far as the eligible nurse practitioner renders a service in a collaborative arrangement or collaborative arrangements of a kind or kinds specified in the regulations, with one or more medical practitioners of a kind or kinds specified in the regulations, for the purposes of this definition.

(3)     Schedule 1, item 70, page 22 (line 2), at the end of the definition of authorised midwife , add “, so far as the eligible midwife provides midwifery treatment in a collaborative arrangement or collaborative arrangements of a kind or kinds specified in a legislative instrument made by the Minister for the purposes of this definition, with one or more medical practitioners of a kind or kinds specified in the legislative instrument”.

(4)     Schedule 1, item 71, page 22 (line 6), at the end of the definition of authorised nurse practitioner , add “, so far as the eligible nurse practitioner provides nurse practitioner treatment in a collaborative arrangement or collaborative arrangements of a kind or kinds specified in a legislative instrument made by the Minister for the purposes of this definition, with one or more medical practitioners of a kind or kinds specified in the legislative instrument”.

 

 

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

The Senate

16 March 2010