Nursing and midwifery regulation at work: Protecting the public in 2018/19

12 Dec 2019

A professions-specific statistical summary and a report from the Chair that covers the work of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (the Board) over the 12 months to 30 June 2019 is now available online.

The summary draws on data from the 2018/19 annual report of AHPRA and the National Boards. This information provides a snapshot of the nursing and midwifery professions as at 30 June 2019, and registered nurses and midwives, a breakdown by gender and age and outcomes of practitioner audits.

Notifications information includes:

  • the number of complaints or concerns received
  • the types and sources of those complaints
  • the number of complaints closed during the year
  • the number of mandatory notifications received
  • how many times (if any) immediate action was taken
  • the number of practitioners monitored
  • the number of any tribunals, panels or appeals.

As well, information is provided about:

  • the number and type of criminal offence complaints made
  • the number of criminal offence complaints closed.

Profession-specific data tables are also available for downloading.

To gain an insight into these professions during 2018/19 and to access the data tables visit the Board’s 2018/19 summary.

For more information

Page reviewed 12/12/2019