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OT Board AHPRA Latest and Archived News

Latest and archived news for occupational therapists https://www.occupationaltherapyboard.gov.au/News.aspx Contact Info 4A 266 Hay Street, Subiaco 6008 (08) 9388 1490 We are making some changes to our contact form,...

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Department of Health – Alerts

Find out how the Department of Health are monitoring and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, how you can help stop the spread of the virus in Australia and what to do if you have symptoms. They also report the latest case numbers,...

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Emergency Management Act – Essential Workers

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACT 2005 (WA) Sections 61, 67, 71 and 72A STAY AT HOME AND CLOSURE (PERTH, PEEL AND THE SOUTH WEST REGIONS) DIRECTIONS Updated 31st January 2021 by Chris Dawson Commissioner of Police and State Emergency CoOrdinator...

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COVID – Essential Workers 2021

Essential health services The following is classified as essential health services.  emergency surgery, procedures and medical consulting undertaken for the investigation, diagnosis and management of conditions where failure to do so...

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Telehealth Permanent Part of Medicare System

Health Minister Hon Greg Hunt advised the following on Friday 27th November 2020: In particular, I'm pleased to announce that, for the long term, telehealth will become a permanent part of the Medicare system. We have just passed 40...

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(HBF) Temporary Telehealth Benefits Extended

HBF have advised that their temporary telehealth benefits due to end 31 December 2020 has recently been extended to 30 June 2021. Please remember HBF require the following information on the invoice: Telehealth item number (refer to...

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NDIS Early Childhood Provider Report Form

NDIS have a new Early Childhood provider report form available to help providers to write reports for NIDS about the progress of participants aged under 7 years. This form is highly recommended and should be completed by all providers...

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AHPRA – Webinars

A recording of the session is available to everyone - click here Webinar was held on 24/8/2020, recording is now available, including power point presentation and transcript Recording  The revised CPD, recency of practice and...

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