/Actions/orders taken against health practitioners/Laura Eveline Nicholson

17 Jan. 2024

Laura Eveline Nicholson - also known as Laura Eveline Borger

Former Registered Nurse

The Health Ombudsman issued an interim prohibition order imposing restrictions on the provision of health services provided by Laura Eveline Nicholson, effective 17 January 2024.

Scope of Practice

The restrictions imposed include the requirements 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.

    For the purpose of this restriction, a monitored medicine means any substance listed in Schedule 2, Part 4 of the Medicines and Poisons (Medicines) Regulation 2021 as amended from time to time and as published at Queensland Legislation website.
  • Must only practise in employment and at practice locations approved by the Health Ombudsman and published on the Office of the Health Ombudsman website.

Approved employment and practice locations

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

Period of action or order

In accordance with section 73(2) of the Health Ombudsman Act 2013 (the Act), the order continues to have effect until the earliest of the following happens –

  • the order ends under section 90H of the Act;
  • QCAT sets aside the decision to issue the order on application by the practitioner for a review of the decision;
  • the Health Ombudsman revokes the order under section 76 of the Act.