Latest News and Decisions

Latest News and Decisions

At the meeting of 7 December 2016 the RMA:

Determined Statements of Principles (SOPs) for:

Condition SOPs
cirrhosis of the liver 1/2017 2/2017
haemorrhoids 3/2017 4/2017
relapsing polychondritis 5/2017 6/2017
hookworm disease 7/2017 8/2017
ascariasis 9/2017 10/2017
hepatitis D 11/2017 12/2017
hepatitis B 13/2017 14/2017

These SOPs revoke the SOPs previously determined for these conditions.

Determined Amendment Statements of Principles (SOPs) for:

Condition SOPs
otitic barotrauma 15/2017 16/2017
sinus barotrauma 17/2017 18/2017
malignant neoplasm of the prostate 19/2017 20/2017
malignant neoplasm of the oesophagus 21/2017  

Please note: SOP No. 20 of 2017 - malignant neoplasm of the prostate takes effect from 21 September 2016, in accordance with s196B(13).

The above SOPs take effect from 23 January 2017.

Summary of Changes

Finalised Declaration for:

Condition Declaration Reasons for Decision
malignant neoplasm of the oesophagus PDF

The Authority declares that it does not propose to amend the Statement of Principles concerning malignant neoplasm of the oesophagus (Balance of Probabilities) (No. 121 of 2015)

Completed Investigations

The above determinations and declarations conclude the previously advertised investigations into:

New Investigations

Decided to advertise the following investigations:

The above declaration and investigation notices appear in the Government Notices Gazette of 10 January 2017.