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Callum Ashley Blunden

11 Mar. 2024

The Health Ombudsman took immediate registration action by imposing conditions on the registration of Callum Ashley Blunden, Podiatrist (POD0001614015), effective 11 March 2024.

Details of the practitioner’s registration, including the full list of imposed conditions, can be viewed in full on the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency website.

The conditions imposed include the requirements the practitioner:

  • must be supervised by another registered health practitioner (the supervisor) when practising as a podiatrist. For the purposes of this condition, ‘supervised’ is defined as: The practitioner must consult the supervisor, who is accessible by telephone or other means of telecommunication about the management of patients and/or performance of the practitioner, when necessary and at fortnightly intervals unless otherwise directed by the Health Ombudsman.
  • must practice only in employment and at practice locations approved by the Health Ombudsman and published on the Health Ombudsman website

The Health Ombudsman has approved the practitioner’s employment as a podiatrist at the following practice location/s:

  • FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics Shop 10, Redlynch Central Larsen Rd Redlynch QLD 4870
  • FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics 481 Mulgrave Rd Earlville QLD 4870
  • FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics 64-66 Obrien Rd Smithfield QLD 4878
  • FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics Shop 11B 94 Byrnes St Mareeba QLD 4880

In accordance with section 62(2) of the Health Ombudsman Act 2013 (the Act), the decision will continue to have effect until the earlier of the following happens –

  • the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal sets aside the decision;
  • the Health Ombudsman removes the conditions under section 65 of the Act.