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Monday, 4 February 2013

Statements of Principles Updates

At the meeting of 3 December 2012 the RMA:

Determined Statements of Principles (SoPs) for:
  • malignant neoplasm of the oral cavity, oropharynx and hypopharynx….……1/2013 & 2/2013
  • ankylosing spondylitis…..………..................................................…………….3/2013 & 4/2013
  • inguinal hernia..……..……..........................................................…..………....5/2013 & 6/2013
  • carpal tunnel syndrome ………................................................….……………..7/2013 & 8/2013
  • adenocarcinoma of the kidney…………........................................................9/2013 & 10/2013
These SoPs revoke the SoPs previously determined for these conditions.
These determinations conclude the previously advertised investigations into:
  • malignant neoplasm of the oral cavity, oropharynx and hypopharynx
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • inguinal hernia
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • adenocarcinoma of the kidney
All of the above SoPs will take effect from 9 January 2013.


Decided to advertise the following investigation:
  • hypopituitarism (focussed review concerning infiltration of the pituitary gland or hypothalamus) (pdf)
The Investigation Notice for this investigation appeared in the Government Notices Gazette of 12 December 2012.


Download the 'Summary of Changes' regarding SoPs 1 – 10 of 2013. (pdf-1046KB)