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8 November 2018

At the meeting of 10 October 2018 the RMA:

Determined Statements of Principles (SOPs) for:

Condition SOPs
non-Hodgkin lymphoma 90/2018 91/2018
concussion 92/2018 93/2018
moderate to severe traumatic brain injury 94/2018 95/2018
human T-cell lymphotropic virus type-1 infection 96/2018 97/2018

These SOPs revoke the SOPs previously determined for these conditions.

 

Determined Amendment Statements of Principles (SOPs) for:

Condition SOPs
migraine 98/2018

The above SOPs take effect from 26 November 2018.

An amendment was determined for the Reasonable Hypothesis SOP No. 67 of 2013 concerning motor neurone disease. This Amendment SOP No. 99 of 2018 takes effect from 21 June 2018, and corrects an error involving a cross-reference to a factor in the SOP.

Summary of Changes

Summary of changes 90 to 99 of 2018.pdf
Summary of changes 90 to 99 of 2018.word

Decided to Undertake Consultation regarding:

Condition Reasons for Decision Date for Final Decision
Alzheimer-type dementia Intention to remove one or more factors February 2019
blepharitis Intention to remove one or more factors February 2019
chronic pruritus ani Intention to remove one or more factors February 2019

Finalised Declaration for:

Condition Declaration Reasons for Decision
migraine
xerostomia

The Authority declares that it does not propose to amend Statement of Principles concerning migraine No. 8 of 2018 by inclusion of a factor relating to exposure to head trauma. The Authority proposes to amend Statement of Principles No. 7 of 2018 concerning migraine by inserting new factors in subsections 9(2a) and 9(4a) concerning head trauma.
The Authority does not propose to make Statements of Principles in respect of xerostomia.

Completed Investigations

The above determinations conclude the previously advertised investigations into:


Note: please see Declaration concerning xerostomia above.

New Investigations

Decided to advertise the following investigations:

The above investigation notices appear in the Government Notices Gazette of 6 November 2018.