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  Published: 28/03/2018

   
SPECIALTIES LIST

 

  

ABOUT MEDICAL ADMINISTRATION


According to the Medical Practitioners (Vocational Registration) Amendment Order 2001, ‘Medical administration’ means the branch of medicine that involves the performance of administrative or managerial functions that:
 

  1. Require the application of the clinical knowledge, skill, and judgment of a registered medical practitioner; and
  2. Are capable of affecting the health and safety of the public or any person; and
  3. Are performed for the purpose of ---
     
    1. Administering or managing a hospital or other health service; or
    2. Developing health operational policy; or
    3. Planning health services; or
    4. Purchasing health services or disability services;

    but

  4. Are not performed for the purposes of diagnosing or treating patients or practising another branch of medicine.