This regulation may be cited as the Health Legislation Amendment Regulation 2020.
Part 3 commences on 1 March 2020.
Part 2 Amendment of Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996
This part amends the Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996.
4Amendment of s 171 (Pharmacists)
(1)Section 171(2), after ‘subsection (1)’—
or (5)(2)Section 171(5), ‘16 years’—
5Amendment of s 257 (Pharmacists)
(1)Section 257(2), ‘16 years’—
10 years(2)Section 257(3)—
insert—(d)administer adrenalin of a strength of 0.1% or less to a person who is 10 years or more under—(i)a pharmacist’s direction and personal supervision; and(ii)the pharmacist vaccination program DTP.
Part 3 Amendment of Health Ombudsman Regulation 2014
This part amends the Health Ombudsman Regulation 2014.
insert—(c)an interim prohibition order under the Health Complaints Act 2016 (Vic).
(1)Section 4, heading, ‘s 114’—
s 90O(2)Section 4, ‘section 114’—
section 90O(3)Section 4—
insert—(c)a prohibition order under the Health Complaints Act 2016 (Vic).
Part 4 Amendment of Hospital and Health Boards Regulation 2012
This part amends the Hospital and Health Boards Regulation 2012.
After section 30B—
insert—For sections 138H and 138I of the Act, the State aged care facilities mentioned in schedule 2B are prescribed.(1)This section prescribes the minimum percentage of nurses or registered nurses providing residential care at a State aged care facility prescribed under section 30C during each 24-hour period to the total number of nurses and support workers (the care staff) providing residential care at the facility during the period.(2)At least 50% of the care staff must be nurses.(3)At least 30% of the care staff must be registered nurses.The minimum average daily resident care hours at a State aged care facility prescribed under section 30C is 3.65 hours.
omit, insert—(1)For section 139 of the Act, definition prescribed health practitioner, a relevant health practitioner who holds a type of registration mentioned in schedule 2C, column 2 for a health profession mentioned in column 1 of the schedule is prescribed.(2)In this section—health profession see the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law, section 5.type of registration means type of registration under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law.
After schedule 2A—
section 30C•Brighton Health Campus (Gannet House)•Cooinda House•Dr E A F McDonald Nursing Home•Eventide Charters Towers•Eventide Home Rockhampton•Forest View Residential Care Facility•Glenbrook Residential Aged Care Facility•Karingal Nursing Home•Milton House•Mt Lofty Nursing Home•North Rockhampton Nursing Centre•Parklands Residential Aged Care Facility•Redland Residential Care Facility•The Oaks Residential Aged Care Facility•Waroona Multipurpose Centre•Westhaven Nursing Home
Type of registration
limited registration for a purpose mentioned in the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law, section 66 or 67
limited registration in the public interest to which the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law, section 273 applies