Big hike in mandatory notifications to AHPRA

Despite looming reform, the pace appears to be accelerating

Mandatory reporting of health practitioners has risen a third in just 12 months, with more than 82% of mandatory notifications targeting doctors or nurses.

AHPRA's annual report reveals regulators received 1142 mandatory notifications across the health professions in the 12 months to June 2017.

A total of 294 mandatory reports were made about doctors in that time.