Model scopes of clinical practice: surgical and medical

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This page lists model scopes of clinical practice that are final, or are under review, for all medical and surgical specialties other than the paediatric specialties. If you are interested in a specialty that is not listed below, please contact the SSoCPU.

Guidelines for using the model scopes of clinical practice are currently being developed. Please contact the SSoCPU for further information.

Non-NSW Health organisations utilising the NSW Health model scopes of clinical practice, including those that are draft or final, are responsible for taking action to ensure they are up to date with changes that may be made to either draft or final documents.

Updates are notified to members of the SSoCPU email list. To join the email list, please email your request to nswh-ssocpu@health.nsw.gov.au.

Addiction Medicine

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Dr Vicki Chase (CCLHD); Dr Roy Donnelly (JH&FMHN); Dr Tony Gill (APSAD); Dr Mark Montebello (RACP); Dr Jill Roberts (JH&FMHN); Nominee (SWSLHD); Nominee (WSLHD

Anatomical Pathology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Dr Susan Arbuckle (RCPA); Dr Claire Blizard (SLHD); Dr Isabel Brouwer (RCPA); Dr Jeff Donlon (NSW Health Pathology); Dr Nicole Graf (SCHN); Prof James Kench (NSW Health Pathology; A/Prof Elizabeth Salisbury (NSW Health Pathology); Prof Roger Wilson (NSW Health Pathology

Cardiothoracic Surgery 

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Professor Paul Bannon (ANZSCTS); Dr Peter Flynn (NBMLHD); Prof Bruce French (SWSLHD); Dr Emily Granger (RACS); Dr Bruce Sanderson (CCLHD); Prof David Winlaw (SCHN); Nominee (HNELHD); Nominee (WSLHD)

Chemical Pathology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Prof Francis G Bowling (SCHN); Dr Stephen Li (NSW Health Pathology); Dr Brett Oliver (SWSLHD); Dr Joshua Ryan (NSW Health Pathology); A/Prof Peter Stewart (RCPA); A/Prof David Sullivan (NSW Health Pathology); Dr Michael Whiley (NSW Health Pathology); Prof Roger Wilson (NSW Health Pathology)

Clinical Genetics (including Paediatric Clinical Genetics)

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Dr Yemima Berman (ACI); Dr Alison Colley (SWSLHD); Clincical A/Prof Carolyn Ellaway (RACP); Dr Linda Goodwin (NBMLHD); Dr Anna Hackett (HGSA); A/Professor Edwin Kirk (RACP/HGSA); Dr Alison Latta (NSLHD); Dr Jason Pinner (SLHD); Dr Michel Tchan (WSLHD); Dr Kathy Wu (RACP)

Dermatology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Dr Nita Agar (ACD); A/Prof Pablo Fernandez-Penas (WSLHD); Dr Peter Frederiksen (WNSWLHD); Dr Yogendra Narayan (WSLHD); A/Prof Stephen Shumack (ACD) A/Prof Orli Wargon (ACD)

Emergency Medicine

Final Model SoCP - Emergency Medicine June 2019.

Working group members: Dr Rod Bishop (NBMLHD); Cameron Dart (HNELHD); Dr Dr Donovan Dwyer (SCHN); A/Prof Randall Greenberg (WNSWLHD); A/Prof Tony Joseph (ACEM); Dr Jo Karnaghan (SESLHD); Dr Gayle Mcinerney (ASEM); Nominee (WSLHD); Dr Peter Smith (ISLHD); Dr Trish Saccasan-Whelan (SNSWLHD); Dr Gary Tall (NSW Ambulance)

Endocrinology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Prof Wah Cheung (WSLHD); Dr Kiernan Hughes (SVHN); Dr Jo Karnaghan (SESLHD); Dr Sue Lynn Lau (RACP); Dr Huong Van Nguyen (JH&FMHN); Dr Alexia Pape (ISLHD); Dr Venessa Tsang (ESA); Nominee (WSLHD)

Forensic Pathology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Dr Kendall Bailey (RCPA); Dr Claire Blizard (SLHD); Dr Isabel Brouwer (RCPA); Professor Tim Lyons (NSW Health Pathology); A/Prof Elizabeth Salisbury (NSW Health Pathology); Dr Rianie Van Vuuren (RCPA); Prof Roger Wilson (NSW Health Pathology)

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Dr David Abi-Hanna (SWSLHD); Dr Claire Blizard (SLHD); Dr Steven Bollipo (HNELHD); Professor Jacob George (WSLHD); Dr Stuart Kostalas (MNCLHD); Dr Alison Latta (NSLHD); A/Prof Ian Norton (RACP/GESA)

General Medicine

Final Model SoCP - General Medicine June 2019.

Working group members: Dr Paul Collett (NLSHD); A/Prof Aidan Foy (RACP/IMSANZ); Dr Colin MacArthur (SWSLHD); Dr Colin McClintock (WNSWLHD); Nominee (SNSWLHD); Dr Surjit Tarafdar (WSLHD); Prof Wilf Yeo (ISLHD)

General Pathology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Dr Stuart Adams (NSW Health Paathology); Dr Claire Blizard (SLHD); Dr Chris Chow (NSW Health Pathology); Prof Roger Wilson (NSW Health Pathology); Nominee (RACP)

General Practice

The draft model scope of clinical practice is under review.

Working group members: Dr Kath Atkinson (HETI); Nominee (WNSWLHD); Dr Louis Christie (WNSWLHD); Nominee (WNSWLHD); Dr Peter Finlayson (HNELHD); Dr Terry Flynn (ACRRM); Dr Tim Francis (RACGP); Dr Deon Gouws (SNSWLHD); Dr Jennie Kendrick (NSLHD); Dr Gary Nicholls (JH&FMHN); Dr Hamish Steiner (SNSWLHD); Dr Anthony Stevenson (SNSWLHD)

Geriatric Medicine

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Dr Gary Cheuk (WSLHD); Dr Matthew Kinchington (MNCLHD); Dr Paul Pearson (ISLHD); Dr Patricia Reyes (ANZSGM/RACP); Nominee (WSLHD); Nominee (ANZSGM); Nominee (NSLHD); Nominee (NSLHD

Gynaecological Oncology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members:  Dr Keith Allenby (ISLHD); Nominee (ACI); Dr Helen Parsons (NBMLHD); Professor Selvan Pather (RANZCOG); Dr Keerthi Perera (WNSWLHD); Dr Greg Robertson (NASOG)

Haematology (Laboratory and Clinical)

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members:  Dr Jennifer Curnow (WSLHD); Dr John Giannoutsos (NSW Health Pathology); Dr Catherine Harris (SCHN); Dr Michael Harvey (RCPA); Dr Leonardo Pasalic (WSLHD); Dr Elizabeth Tegg (NSW Health Pathology); Prof Roger Wilson (NSW Health Pathology); Nominee (RCPA); Dr William Stevenson (HSANZ); Dr Lesley Survela (NSW Health Pathology); Nominee (NSW Health Pathology); Nominee (SLHD); Nominee (ISLHD); Nominee (ISLHD); Nominee (NNSWLHD)

Immunology & Allergy

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised

Working group members (combined with Immunology - Immunopathology)Prof David Brown (NSWHP); Dr Kathryn Patchett (NSWHP); A/Prof Bill Sewell (RCPA); Dr Dan Suan (WSLHD); Dr Sanjay Swaminathan (WSLHD); Prof Denis Wakefield (NSWHP); Prof Roger Wilson (NSWHP); Dr Melanie Wong (SCHN); Dr Frederick J Lee (ASCIA/RACP); Nominee (WSLHD);  Nominee (SLHD)

Immunology (Immunopathology)

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

 Working group members (combined with Immunology and Allergy)Prof David Brown (NSWHP); Dr Kathryn Patchett (NSWHP); A/Prof Bill Sewell (RCPA); Dr Dan Suan (WSLHD); Dr Sanjay Swaminathan (WSLHD); Prof Denis Wakefield (NSWHP); Prof Roger Wilson (NSWHP); Dr Melanie Wong (SCHN); Dr Frederick J Lee (ASCIA/RACP); Nominee (WSLHD);  Nominee (SLHD)

Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members (combined working group):  Dr Kate Clezy (SESLHD); Dr Rebecca Davis (NSWHP); Dr Deo De Wit (CCLHD); Dr Patricia Ferguson (ASID); A/Professor Peter Taylor (RCPA); Dr Rod Giveny (NSWHP); Professor John Iredell (WSLHD); Professor Alison Kesson (SCHN); Professor Roger Wilson (NSWHP); Dr David Mitchell (RACP); Dr Archana Sud (NBMLHD); Dr Tamsin Waterhouse (SLHD)

Intensive Care Medicine

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working Group Members: Dr Danielle Austin (ANZICS); Nominee (SWSLHD); Dr Ken Havill (HNELHD); Dr Theresa Jacques (SESLHD); Nominee (MNCLHD); Dr Lewis Macken (CICM); Dr Martin Mackertich (SESLHD); Nominee (ANZICS); Nominee (SCHN); Nominee (WSLHD)

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

 Working group membersDr Daniel Challis (RANZCOG); Dr Roshini Nayyar (WSLHD); Prof Ian Rewell (SVHN); Dr Colin Walsh (NASOG); Nominee (NBMLHD); Nominee (NSLHD)

Medical Administration

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members:  Nominee (RACMA); Dr Mary Boyd-Turner (WSLHD); Nominee (WSLHD); Nominee (NBMLHD); Nominee (SESLHD); Dr Tony Sara (RCMA); Dr Clayton Spencer (WNSWLHD)

Medical Oncology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members:  Dr Peter Fox (WNSWLHD); Nominee (RACP); A/Prof Winston Liauw (SESLHD); Nominee (NBMLHD); Nominee (SWSLHD); Nominee (NSLHD); Dr Jo Karnaghan (SESLHD)

Microbiology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: see Infectious Diseases Medicine. 

Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working Group Members: Dr Srinivas Bolisetty (SESLHD); Dr Mary Boyd-Turner (WSLHD); Dr Anjali Dhawan (WSLHD); Dr Mark Greenhalgh (RACP); Dr Robert Guaran (PSN); Dr Ahmed Khan (CCLHD); Dr Larissa Korostenski (HNELHD); Dr Samridh Nagar (WNSWLHD); Dr Jacqueline Stack (SWSLHD); Dr Amit Trivedi (PSANZ)

Nephrology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members:  Dr Steevie Chan (SLHD); Dr William James (NNSWLHD); Dr Vincent Lee (RACP); Dr James Mackie (SESLHD); Dr Stephen May (HNELHD); Prof Simon Roger (CCLHD); A/Prof Kamal Sud (NBMLHD); Dr Germaine Wong (ANZSN); Dr Bruce Cooper (NSLHD)

Nuclear Medicine

The draft model scope of clinical practice is under review.

Working group members: Dr Sidney Patrick Butler (SESLHD); Dr David Farlow (RACP/AANMS); Dr Paul Roach (NSLHD); Dr Natalie Rutherford (HNELHD); Dr Bruce Sanderson (CCLHD); Nominee (RANZCR); Nominee (RACP/AANMS); Nominee (ISLHD)

Neurology

The draft model scope of clinical practice is under review.

Working group members: Dr Andrew Bleasel (WSLHD); Dr Kate Crossley (WNSWLHD); Dr Philip Hoyle (NSLHD); Dr Stacey Jankelowitz (SLHD); Nominee (HNELHD); Dr Ferdinand Miteff (HNELHD); Dr Judith Spies (RACP); Prof John Watson (ANZAN)

Neurosurgery

The draft model scope of clinical practice is under review.

Working group members: Dr Jonathon Ball (RACS); Dr Claire Blizard (DMS); A/Prof Andrew Davidson (NBMLHD); Dr Mark Davies (ACI); Dr Adam Fowler (ACI); A/Prof  Mark Sheridan (ACI); Prof Marcus Stoodley (NSA)

Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Prof Ron Benzie (NBMLHD); Dr Patricia Lai (RANZCOG); Dr Valeria Lanzarone (NBMLHD); Dr Martin MacKertich (SESLHD); Dr Karen Mizia (WSLHD); Dr Sashi Siva (NSLHD); Dr Stephanie The (AAOGU)

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Final Model SoCP - Obstetrics and Gynaecology June 2019

Working group members: Dr Gregory Jenkins (RANZCOG); A/Prof Michael C Nicholl (NSLHD); Dr Brett Oliver (SWSLHD); Dr John Pardey (NBMLHD); Dr Andrew Zuschmann (NASOG); Nominee (MNCLHD); Nominee (NNSWLHD)

Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Dr Mark Burns (ANZSOM); Dr Ian Cheng (NSLHD); Dr Claire Hollo (RACP); Dr Nalayini Kanagaratnam (RACP); Dr Raghu Murthy (ISLHD); A/Prof Pooshan Navathe (HNELHD)

Ophthalmology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Dr Ashish Agar (ASO); Prof Frank Martin (SCHN); Nominee (RANZCO); Nominee (NNSWLHD); Nominee (CCLHD); Nominee (SESLHD)

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Dr Peter Aquilina (NBMLHD); Dr Anthony Bertram (WSLHD); Nominee (HNELHD); Nominee (CCLHD); Dr James Kim (WSLHD); Nominee (SCHN); Nominee (RACDS); Nominee (ANZAOMS); Dr Greg Watters (SLHD)

Orthopaedic Surgery

The draft model scope of clinical practice is under review.

Working Group Members: Dr Matthias Axt (SCHN); Dr Mohammed Baba (WSLHD ); Professor Kerin Fielding (RACS); Nominee (SESLHD); Nominee (AOA); Dr Sameer Viswanathan (SWSLHD)

Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members:Dr Paddy Allwright (MNCLHD); Professor Richard Harvey (ASOHNS); E/Professor Michael J Hensley (HNELHD);  A/Prof Larry Kalish (ACI); Dr John McGuinness (SWSLHD); A/Prof Payal Mukherjee (RACS); Dr Su Para (NBMLHD); Nominee (SCHN)

Palliative Medicine

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: Professor Meera Agar (RACP/ANZSPM); Dr Katherine Allsopp (WSLHD); Dr Gregory Barclay (ISLHD); Dr Wendy Cox (MLHD); Professor Melanie Lovell (Hammond);  Dr Alan Oloffs (NBLMLHD); Dr Sharon Ryan (HNELHD); Dr Sarah Wenham (FWLH

Pain Medicine

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members:  Dr Renata Bazina (ANZCA-FPM); Dr David Gronow (WSLHD);Dr Newman Harris (ANZCA-FPM); Dr Susan M Lord (HNELHD); Dr Suyin Tan (NBMLHD); Nominee (WSLHD); Nominee (ISLHD)

Plastic Surgery

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working Group Members: Dr Robert Gates (NSLHD); Nominee (SCHN); Dr Ilias Kotronakis (SLHD); Dr Pouria Moradi (RACS); Dr Yogendra Narayan (WSLHD)

Psychiatry

Final Model SoCP - Psychiatry June 2019

Working group members: Dr Kathryn Drew NSLHD; Dr David Furrows NNSWLHD; A/Prof Beth Kotze RANZCP; Dr Anthony Llewellyn HNELHD; Dr Kristof Mikes-Liu NBMLHD; Nominee (MoH)

Public Health Medicine

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members:  Dr James Blogg (JH&FMHN); Dr Wendy Cox (MLHD); Professor David Durrheim (RACP/HNELHD); Professor Mark Ferson (SESLHD); A/Prof Bradley Forssman (NBMLHD)

Radiation Oncology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members:  Dr Verity Ahern (WSLHD); A/Professor Michael Back (NSLHD); Dr Vanessa Estall (CINSW); Dr Dion Forstner (RANZCR); A/Professor Michael Jackson (ABG); Dr Martin McKertich (SESLHD); A/Professor Tom Shakespeare (NNSWLHD); Professor Graham Stevens (WNSWLHD);  Dr Apsara Windsor (CCLHD)

Radiology

The draft model scope of clinical practice is under review.

Working group members: Dr Christian Abel (HNELHD); Professor Lourens Bester (RANZCR); Dr Steven Blome (NSLHD); Nominee (SCHN);  Dr Jules Catt (RANZCR); Dr Helen Frazer (BreastScreen NSW); Dr Martin Mckertich (HETI); Nominee  (RANZCR); A/Prof Daniel Moses (RANZCR); Dr Geoffrey Parker (SLHD); Nominee (SLHD); Dr Neha Singh (ACI; Dr Tamsin Waterhouse (SLHD/NSLHD)

Rehabilitation Medicine

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working Group Members: Nominee (NSLHD); Dr Pooja Arora (RACP-FRM); Dr Louis Baggio (MLHD); Dr Jenny Chapman (WSLHD); Dr Philip Conroy (ACI); Dr John Estell (ACI); Dr Joe Gurka (WSLHD); Nominee (RMSANZ)

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working Group Members: A/Professor Warren Chan (WSLHD); Professor Michael Chapman (NASOG); Dr Michele Kwik (RANZCOG); Dr Derek Lok (SWSLHD); Dr Anthone Marren (FSA)

Respiratory and Sleep Medicine

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members:  Dr Mary Boyd-Turner (WSLHD); Dr Baerin Houghton (MNCLHD); Dr Cameron Hunter (TSANZ); Dr Alex Smith (SESLHD); Dr Scott Twaddell (HNELHD); Prof John Wheatley (RACP/TSANZ); Prof Iven Young (HETI)

Rheumatology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members:  A/Professor Mark Arnold (WNSLHD); Dr Peter Johnson (NBMLHD); Dr Darlene Mathen (NSLHD); Dr Sean O'Neill (ARA); Dr Chandi Perera (RACP); Dr Vipin Tayal (WSLHD)

Sexual Health Medicine

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members:  Dr Christopher Bourne (SESLHD); A/Prof Katherine Brown (ISLHD); Dr Christopher Carmody (SWSLHD); Prof Dr Justine Harris (SESLHD); Prof David Lewis (WSLHD); Dr Nathan Ryder (HNELHD); David Templeton (RACP)

Sport and Exercise Medicine

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working Group Members: Dr Carolyn Broderick (SCHN); Dr Adam Castricum (ACSEP); Ms Kate Simkovic (ACSEP)

Urogynaecology

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members: A/Prof Chris Benness (RANZCOG); Dr Gil Burton (NSLHD); Dr Jenny King (UGSA); Prof Kate Moore (SESLHD)

Urology

The draft model scope of clinical practice is under review.

Working group members:   A/Professor Andrew Brooks (USANZ); Dr Lawrie Hayden (SWSLHD); Dr Wayne Hsueh (ISLHD); Dr Mary Langcake (RACS); A/Prof Prem Rashid (MNCLHD); Dr Ken Vaux (NSLHD); Nominee (NBMLHD)

Vascular Surgery

Model scope of clinical practice has been finalised.

Working group members:  Dr Jenny Chambers (MNCLHD); Dr Wendy Cox (MLHD); Dr Upeksha De Silva (RACS); A/Professor Ravi Huilgol (ANZSVS); Professor Mauro Vicaretti (WSLHD)