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Manyara Chimuka

15 Sep. 2023

The Health Ombudsman took immediate registration action by imposing conditions on the registration of Manyara Chimuka, effective 15/09/2023.

Details of Manyara Chimuka’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 the Practitioner, Manyara Chimuka:

  1. Must practise only in employment and at practice locations approved by the Health Ombudsman and published on the Office of the Health Ombudsman website.
  2. Must not be the most senior nurse and/or sole nurse on any shift when practising as a registered nurse.
  3. 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 at https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/view/html/asmade/sl-2021-0140#sch.2, other than when directly observed by another registered nurse (Division 1) or when prescribed to the practitioner by a registered health practitioner for a genuine personal therapeutic purpose.
  4. Must not practise in any independent community care role while these conditions are in force.


The following employment and practice locations have been approved by the Health Ombudsman:

  • Ipswich Hospital - Chelmsford Ave, Ipswich Qld 4305.
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 Manyara Chimuka’s registration under section 65 of the Act.