Medical certificates: what you should know

Provides a summary for health consumers, employers about medical certificates based on Medical Council of NSW Medical Certificate Guidelines (2012)

Meet 2017 new Council members

The Medical Council of NSW has welcomed four new members: Dr Merran Auland, Ms Maria Cosmidis, Professor Cameron Stewart and Professor Kichu Nair.

Our policies

Policies, guidelines, procedures, position statements and processes which guide the work of the Medical Council.
General inquiries
This section provides information and contact details for general inquiries, media enquiries, complaints and interpreter services.
Frequently asked questions FAQ
This section includes some of the frequently asked questions about access to information.
Agency Information Guide Access to information
Under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act), each NSW Government department and agency is required to publish an annual Agency Information Guide. The guide sets out the structure, functions and role of a council. It also explains how you can...

Media resources

Background information for media about health regulation in NSW, the Medical Council, complaints process and doctors’ registration.

How we work

This page covers more specific information about the procedures and possible outcomes in the management of a complaint againt a practitioner.

Our role

We work to protect the health and safety of the public in New South Wales by managing complaints about medical practitioners and medical students. We work with the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission to decide the best way a complaint should be managed. In its...

Who we are

This page outlines the Council members and their roles and any supporting Staff.