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Matthew Thomas Kelly

16 September 2022


The Health Ombudsman took immediate registration action by imposing conditions on the registration of Matthew Thomas Kelly, effective 16 September 2022.

Details of Matthew Thomas Kelly registration, including the full list of imposed conditions, can be viewed on the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency website.

Conditions imposed include the requirement Matthew Thomas Kelly, must:

  • Not have contact with female patients.
  • Only practise as a registered health practitioner in employment and at practice location/s approved by the Health Ombudsman.
  • 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

or

  • the Health Ombudsman removes the conditions imposed on Matthew Thomas Kelly registration under section 65 of the Act.