New medical certificate guidelines

When it comes to medical certificates there are several points to remember: It is important when writing a certificate to have medical records which substantiate the certificate A doctor must always ensure that the patient’s right to confidentiality is respected and...
Useful resources
This section proivdes a list of useful resoucres, including our publications and policies.

I have to attend drug or alcohol screening

Some practitioners need to attend screening for drug and/or alcohol use. This page explains the process and provides the policies, procedures and practical information these practitioners will need.

Hearing member resources

Legal information, codes and guidelines to inform the work of Council and hearing members making decisions under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW) .

Policies and procedures

HPCA policy documents are provided here, as they are issued. Policies of the health professional Councils are available on the individual Council websites.

Our policies

Policies, guidelines, procedures, position statements and processes which guide the work of the Medical Council.
Your privacy
The Health Professional Councils Authority and councils hold the information about complainants and practitioners, policy and planning documents, documents on internal administration, documents about appointments to various statutory positions. We are committed to...
Privacy policy
The Health Professional Council Authority (HPCA) maintains the websites of the HPCA and the NSW Health Professional Councils. This Privacy Policy applies to all the publicly accessible pages on the HPCA and Council websites.