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Mark Hanna (Medical practitioner)

26 Apr. 2023

The Health Ombudsman took immediate registration action by imposing conditions on the registration of Mark Hanna, effective 26 April 2023.

Details of Mark Hanna’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 Mark Hanna, 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; and 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.

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 Mark Hanna’s registration under section 65 of the Act.