/Actions/orders taken against health practitioners/Maricris Day

12 Mar. 2024

Maricris Day

Health care worker

The Health Ombudsman issued an interim prohibition order imposing restrictions on the provision of health services provided by Maricris Day, effective 12 March 2024.

Scope of Practice

The restrictions imposed include the requirements the practitioner:

  • must not practise in any role requiring direct patient contact (including supervision of other practitioners engaged in direct patient contact). The practitioner may only use their professional knowledge to practise in management, administration, education, research, advisory, regulatory or policy development roles that do not require direct patient contact.
  • must only practise as a health practitioner 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.