/Orders against health practitioners/Dr John Robert Ullman

Dr John Robert Ullman

09 July 2021


The Health Ombudsman took immediate registration action by suspending Dr John Robert Ullman's registration effective 25 September 2020, and amended the action by revoking the suspension and imposing conditions on 18 June 2021.

Details of Dr Ullman's registration, including the full list of imposed conditions, can be viewed on the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency website.

The main conditions imposed on Dr Ullman's registration are:

  1. The Practitioner must only practise as a registered health practitioner in employment and at practice locations approved by the Office of the Health Ombudsman.
  2. An approved place of practice must be a practice at which:
    1. any controlled drugs are stored in compliance with section 119 of the Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 2016 (HDPR); and
    2. any restricted drugs of dependency are stored:
      1. in compliance with section 211(1) of the HDPR; and
      2. in addition to the requirement in (i), in a place that is lockable and remains locked (other than when a restricted drug of dependency is being put into or taken out of the place) (locker); and
    3. any performance enhancing drugs are stored in a locker.
  3. The Practitioner must not possess / prescribe / supply / dispense / administer (including as emergency treatment supplies or doctor's bag stock) to any person:
    1. any controlled drug;
    2. any restricted drug of dependency; or
    3. any performance enhancing drug.

In accordance with section 62(2) of the Health Ombudsman Act 2013 (the Act), the Health Ombudsman’s decision will continue to have effect until:

  • the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal sets aside the decision; or
  • the Health Ombudsman removes the conditions under s65 of the Act.