Tuesday, 24 January 2017

SOP Updates

At the meeting of 7 December 2016 the RMA:

Determined Statements of Principles (SOPs) for:

cirrhosis of the liver1/20172/2017
relapsing polychondritis5/20176/2017
hookworm disease7/20178/2017
hepatitis D11/201712/2017
hepatitis B13/201714/2017
These SOPs revoke the SOPs previously determined for these conditions.

Determined Amendment Statements of Principles (SOPs) for:

otitic barotrauma15/201716/2017
sinus barotrauma17/201718/2017
malignant neoplasm of the prostate19/201720/2017
malignant neoplasm of the oesophagus21/2017 
Please note: SOP No. 20 of 2017 - malignant neoplasm of the prostate takes effect from 21 September 2016, in accordance with s196B(13).
The above SOPs take effect from 23 January 2017.

Summary of Changes

  • Summary of Changes PDF 

Finalised Declaration for:

ConditionDeclarationReasons for Decision
malignant neoplasm of the oesophagusPDF
The Authority declares that it does not propose to amend the Statement of Principles concerning malignant neoplasm of the oesophagus (Balance of Probabilities) (No. 121 of 2015)

Completed Investigations

The above determinations and declarations conclude the previously advertised investigations into:

New Investigations

Decided to advertise the following investigations:
The above declaration and investigation notices appear in the Government Notices Gazette of
10 January 2017.