ACM provides feedback on the AHPRA Supervised Practice Framework

The ACM is pleased to make a submission to the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) draft Supervised Practice Framework. A summary of our full response is as follows:

  • The framework is clear and comprehensive and will provide much needed assistance in the development and fulfilment of supervised practice arrangements
  • The provision of fact sheets for supervisees, supervisors and employers will complement the information contained in the framework
  • Consideration should be given to the time investment, education and support needs of supervisors and employers in the provision supervised practice arrangements

You can read our full response here 

You can read the AHPRA consultation guidelines here

Additional information
The Australian College of Midwives (ACM) is the peak professional body for midwives in Australia who are registered with, and regulated by, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). ACM’s position is that women have access to midwifery care during pregnancy, birth and postnatally. We exist to ensure midwives are strong and confident practitioners who can work to their full scope of practice.