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James Malcolm Deveney

26 Feb. 2024

The Health Ombudsman took immediate registration action by imposing conditions on the registration of James Malcolm Deveney, effective 26/02/2024.

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

Conditions imposed include the requirement James Malcolm Deveney:

  • Must not have contact with female patients.
  • Must only practise as a registered health practitioner in employment and at practice location/s approved by the Health Ombudsman and published on the Office of the Health Ombudsman website.
  • Must take all reasonable steps to ensure female patients are told at the time of wanting to book an appointment with the practitioner that they cannot. The practitioner must not provide this information to patients personally.

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

  • Medicross Caboolture, 120 - 124 McKean Street, Caboolture, QLD 4510

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 the decision aside
  • the Health Ombudsman removes the conditions imposed on James Malcolm Deveney’s registration under section 65 of the Act.