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TWIW 4: Proposed restrictions on integrative medicine
08, Apr, 2019
The Medical Board of Australia is consulting on options to regulate medical practitioners who provide complementary and unconventional medicine and emerging treatments.
They claim the draft guidelines aim to prevent harm that may occur directly from the complementary and unconventional medicine or emerging treatments or indirectly, from delays in accessing other treatments.
The consultation has been extended until the 30th of June. More information about the draft guidelines and the consultation process is on the current consultations page below.
In response a website www.integrativemedicinefreedomofchoice.com has been set up claiming to be independently created to help gain awareness of, and for anyone to place direct submissions to, the public consultation paper issued by the Medical Board of Australia.
They state that The consultation paper is proposing draconian regulation of medical practitioners who provide complementary and unconventional medicine and emerging treatments.
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