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Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Statement of Principles Update

At the meeting of 2 & 3 August the RMA:
Determined Statements of Principles (SoPs) for:
• sprain and strain……………………..……………........ 94/2011 & 95/2011
• malignant neoplasm of the bladder……..…….….…... 96/2011 & 97/2011
• malignant neoplasm of the renal pelvis and ureter...... 98/2011 & 99/2011
• multiple sclerosis…….……………………………..……100/2011 & 101/2011
• renal artery atherosclerotic disease..…………...........102/2011 & 103/2011
• chronic pancreatitis……………………………………...104/2011 & 105/2011
• malignant neoplasm of bone and articular cartilage....106/2011 & 107/2011
• photocontact dermatitis…………………...…………….108/2011 & 109/2011
• irritant contact dermatitis…………………………….….110/2011 & 111/2011
• allergic contact dermatitis………………………….……112/2011 & 113/2011
(These SoPs revoke the SoPs previously determined for these conditions)

Determined Statements of Principles (SoPs) for:
• patellar tendinopathy…………………………….…114/2011 & 115/2011
• spinal adhesive arachnoiditis…………..………….116/2011 & 117/2011
• anosmia…………………...…………………......…118/2011 & 119/2011

These determinations conclude the previously advertised investigations into:
• acute sprain and acute strain (now known as sprain and strain)
• chronic sprain and chronic strain (now known as sprain and strain)
• malignant neoplasm of the bladder
• malignant neoplasm of the renal pelvis and ureter
• multiple sclerosis
• renal artery atherosclerotic disease
• chronic pancreatitis
• malignant neoplasm of the bone or articular cartilage (now known as malignant neoplasm of bone and articular cartilage)
• photocontact dermatitis
• contact dermatitis (now known as irritant contact dermatitis)
• contact dermatitis (now known as allergic contact dermatitis)
• patellar tendinopathy
• arachnoiditis
• anosmia

All of the above SoPs will take effect from 31 August 2011.
Download the Summary of Changes regarding SoPs 94 - 119 of 2011 (PDF-1.04MB)

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

CLIK Update

The next CLIK update 2011-01-05 (publish date 17 Aug 2011) is now available for download from the DVA website

http://www.dva.gov.au/aboutDVA/publications/corporate/clik/CD_Downloads/Pages/Updates.aspx