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01/07/2005 - Possible Regulation or Registration of the Practice of TCM

News release:

This inquiry is a current NSW Parliamentary inquiry conducted by the Health Care Complaints Committee.

This inquiry was established on 10 June 2005 to inquire into and report on the possible regulation or registration of the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine with particular emphasis on quality assurance issues, the feasibility of a National Registration System and the approaches to the regulation and registration of the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine in other jurisdictions.

The Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Health Care Complaints Commission is to inquire into and report on the possible regulation or registration of the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine with particular emphasis on:

  • Quality assurance issues concerning regulation or registration including: formal complaint handling and disciplinary procedures; quality and uniformity of training; accreditation; continuing professional education; and grandfathering provisions;
  • The feasibility of a National registration system;
  • Approaches to regulation and registration of the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine in other jurisdictions;
  • Any other related matters.

For more information contact the following representatives.

* Primary contact: Catherine Watson, phone (02) 9230 2036, catherine.watson@parliament.nsw.gov.au
* Committee Officer: Samantha Ngui, phone (02) 9230 2632, samantha.ngui@parliament.nsw.gov.au
* Assistant Committee Officer: Glendora Magno, phone (02) 9230 3011, glendora.magno@parliament.nsw.gov.au