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Shane Brian Morton

16 May 2022

The Health Ombudsman took immediate registration action by imposing conditions on the registration of Shane Brian Morton, registered nurse, effective 16 May 2022. Details of Shane Brian Morton'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 Shane Brian Morton, must not have contact with patients under the age of 18 years and must only practice as a registered health practitioner in employment and location/s approved by the Health Ombudsman.

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

  • Sunshine Coast University Hospital, 6 Doherty Street, Birtinya Qld 4575
  • Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Services, Dove Specialist Palliative Care, Unit 2, West Terrace, Caloundra Qld 4551
  • Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital, 3 Doherty Street, Birtinya Qld 4575

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 Shane Brian Morton's registration under section 65 of the Act.