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Dr Lizelle Hanekom

31 May 2024


The Health Ombudsman took immediate registration action by imposing conditions on the registration of Dr Lizelle Hanekom, Medical Practitioner (MED0001404394), effective 31 May 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 only practise as a registered health practitioner in employment and at practice locations approved by the Health Ombudsman and published on the Office of the Health Ombudsman website.
  • Must not prescribe, possess, supply, administer, handle, dispense, access or check, including as emergency treatment supplies or doctor’s bag stock, any monitored medicine listed in Schedule 2, Part 4 of the Medicines and Poisons (Medicines) Regulation 2021 as amended from time to time and as published on the Queensland Legislation website other than when it is prescribed to the practitioner by another registered health practitioner for a genuine personal therapeutic purpose.
  • Unless otherwise directed by the Health Ombudsman, the practitioner must not practise in any employment or practice location/s where any monitored medicine is supplied, prescribed, stored, administered, handled, possessed, checked and/or dispensed.

The practitioner does not currently have Health Ombudsman approval to practise in any employment or practice location.

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.