Saturday, 26 March 2011

Letter: Unregistered Health Practitioners Regulations

From a reader in Melbourne, Australia:

Dear Editor,

I think it is apparent that there is a definite need for new regulations to protect consumers, from both the consumer’s point of view and also, in the long term, to protect the reputations of the various health professional organisations and the quality of healthcare their members provide.

From the point of view of a consumer (I, along with others, campaigned for the Victorian State Government 2005 Inquiry into Recovered Memory Therapy and have had experience with complaining to various bodies about the conduct of various therapists), I would say my major concerns are....

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