Update on model scopes of Clinical Practice project



Further to previous updates, the State Scope of Clinical Practice Unit has released for consultation the eighth tranche of draft model SoCPs, which includes:

1. Community Child Health

2. Intensive Care Medicine

3. Orthopaedic Surgery

4. Paediatric Endocrinology

5. Paediatric Gastroenterology And Hepatology

6. Paediatric Neurology

7. Paediatric Respiratory And Sleep Medicine

8. Plastic Surgery

9. Rehabilitation Medicine

As with the seventh tranche, the eighth tranche of draft model SoCPs have been developed with working groups, usually of about seven members, with broad representation of specialists nominated by Local Health Districts and Specialty Networks including rural or regional areas and a Director of Medical Services, as well as nominees from medical colleges and relevant specialty societies or associations.

The draft documents, consultation questions, background of the project and progress on formation of working groups are available on our website at www.schn.health.nsw.gov.au/ssocpu, with comments sought on the eighth tranche of draft model SoCPs by Thursday, 24 May 2018. Any organisation or individual is welcome to comment.