/Actions/orders taken against health practitioners/Peter Peters

24 Feb. 2023

Peter Peters

Medical practitioner

The Health Ombudsman took immediate registration action by imposing conditions on the registration of Dr Peter Peters, medical practitioner, (MED0000977702), effective 24 February 2023.

The Health Ombudsman then varied the conditions, effective 18 August 2023.

Details of the practitioner’s registration, including the full list of imposed conditions, can be viewed on the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency website.

Scope of Practice

The conditions imposed include the requirements the practitioner:

  • Must not have contact with female patients or patients under 18 years of age.
  • 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.
  • Must not work in solo practice and must not attend any practice location unless another registered medical practitioner is in attendance at the practice.
  • Must be mentored by another registered health practitioner in relation to professional boundaries, professional conduct and compliance with these conditions.

Approved employment and practice locations

The Health Ombudsman has approved the practitioner's employment as an Occupational Medicine Registrar at the following locations:

  • Mont Health Northgate - 1/62 Crockford Street, Northgate Qld 4013; and
  • Robina Family Medical Centre - 6/110 Laver Drive, Robina Qld 4226
  • site locations as required by the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine training curriculum.

Period of action or order

In accordance with section 62(2) of the Health Ombudsman Act 2013 (the Act), the decision will continue to have effect until the earlier of the following happens –

  • the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal sets aside the decision;
  • the Health Ombudsman removes the conditions under section 65 of the Act.