Anti-vaccine nurses and midwives 12

Alisha Wood is a registered nurse from Queensland who claimed to practice as a volunteer breastfeeding counselor for the Australian Breastfeeding Association:

[Edit April 29 2016: the Australian Breastfeeding Association has promptly replied, stating that “Alisha Wood is no longer associated with ABA.” ]

Alisha Wood 2 profile RN breastfeeding counselor

Alisha Wood 35 AHPRA registration

On November 24 2015, in the anti-vaccination Facebook group, Unvaccinated Australia, Wood stated that the mother of deceased baby, Riley Hughes, should be sent whooping cough boosters so she could “shoot up” with them:

Alisha Wood 78 UA Nov 24 2015 send vax to Rileys mum to shoot up OP

Three people liked Wood’s comment:

Alisha Wood 79 UA Nov 24 2015 Rileys mum shoot up with vax

On June 26 2015, Wood first came to our attention as a registered nurse on the public Facebook profile of Corinne Stanaway, praising the demonstrably unwell anti-vaccination anti-Semite and white supremacist, Chris Savage:

Alisha Wood 4 June 22 2015 praise re Chris Savage speeech RN stated

Savage 74 Alisha Wood RN praise speech

On June 29 2015, Wood agreed with anti-vaccine protesters that there was a conspiracy to murder alternative health practitioners:

Alisha Wood 1 Protest2 Sydney event June 29 2015

In July 2015, Wood commented on the profile of Savage, claiming that the 2015 influenza vaccine contained dog liver cells:

Alisha Wood 1 Savage post July 2015 vax dog liver cells

On November 26 2015, in the Brisbane anti-vaccine protest event group, Wood declared that she was an attendee of all of the Brisbane anti-vaccine protests:

Alisha Wood 33 Nov 26 2015 antivaxer march on parliament all events

As noted above, Wood is a member of the rabid anti-vaccination group, Unvaccinated Australia:

Alisha Wood 10 UA member

Wood is indeed a member of many rabid antivax groups, as well as a raw milk advocacy group:

Alisha Wood 95 antivax raw milk group memberships

On November 17 2015, Wood allowed this antivax page – which is run by Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network president, Tasha David – to publish her previously unpublished No Jab No Pay Senate Submission:

Alisha Wood 1 Coerced page Unpublished Submissions link

Antivaxers whose Senate Submissions were not published by the NJNP Senate Committee were warned that they were no longer protected by parliamentary privilege should they wish to publish their submissions in their own fora. Wood went along and published hers, in which she uses her profession to bolster her misleading submission (which is now available here, in PDF). Wood’s submission was number 8 on this now defunct web page:

I am a health professional and have done 1000’s of hours of research to ultimately conclude that vaccines don’t create health – far from it. There are numerous studies that show that the live viruses can shed and many can create an asymptomatic host of the vaccinated such as the pertussis vaccine.

Alisha Wood 18 unpblished submission 8 njnp site

Again, Wood’s submission is no longer protected by parliamentary privilege, and can therefore be included in any complaint regarding Wood’s activities.

On November 16 2015, in the antivax group, Anti-Vaccination Australia, Wood indicated what she accepts to be a list of reputable health professionals; the list includes Sherri Tenpenny, Andrew Moulden (sadly now deceased due to his florid mental illness), and Rebecca Carley (who once smeared herself with faeces and urine whilst resisting arrest):

Alisha Wood 96 Nov 16 2015 AVA list of antivax doctors

In August 2015, Wood signed an antivax petition which was addressed to Victorian Health Minister, Jill Hennessy, and left this comment:

Alisha Wood 17 antivax omment on change petition to vic health minister

On September 9 2015, Wood gave her support to the disgraced AVN, on the AVN Facebook page. Remember, the AVN has a public health warning against its name:

Alisha Wood 19 AVN September 8 2015 Qld committee NJNP OP

Alisha Wood 20 September 9 2015 thanks AVN for Qld committee rep

On November 17 2015, Wood made a diagnosis and gave misleading advice to a vulnerable young mother – without having seen this mother’s baby – who was seeking information about the dangers of whooping cough to her then-seven month old baby:

Alisha Wood 15 WC AVA OP November 17 2015

Alisha Wood 16 WC AVA vid November 17 2015

The following is a collection of Alisha Wood’s activities from three anti-vaccination groups, including instances where she cites her nursing registration to bolster her antivax arguments.

Anti-Vaccination Australia

On December 2 2015, a group member asked for help in countering the claims made to her by her friend – a student nurse – “Jessie”:

Alisha Wood 93 AVA Dec 2 2015 Maddie help with Jessie RN OP

On December 3 2015, in response to the above, Wood cited her nursing registration and her “research” to argue against evidence-based immunisation information:

Alisha Wood 94 AVA Dec 3 2015 Maddie Jessie RN

On January 22 2016, Wood congratulated antivax admin Belgin Colak on her proposed creation of an anti-vaccination app:

Alisha Wood 83 AVA Jan 22 2016 Colak antivax app OP

Alisha Wood 84 AVA Jan 22 2016 antivax app great idea

On December 17 2015, Wood use the antivax group to issue a call-out to other antivax registered nurses:

Alisha Wood 85 AVA Dec 17 2015 call out to other RNs

On December 15 2015, Wood commented in support of antivax activist, Hollie Singleton, in dismissing the possible serious adverse outcomes from contracting chicken pox:

Alisha Wood 86 Dec 15 2015 Singleton chicken pox OP

Alisha Wood 87 AVA Dec 15 2015 chicken pox Singleton

On November 24 2015, Wood congratulated the mother of admin Colak on becoming a new anti-vaccination recruit:

Alisha Wood 88 AVA Nov 23 2015 antivax mum OP

Alisha Wood 89 AVA Nov 24 2015 antivax mum Colak

On November 21 2015, Wood joined with other antivax activists – including Wendy Lydall and Frank Vazquez – in coaching a new group member on how to address her anti-vaccinationism with concerned health professionals:

Alisha Wood 90 AVA Nov 21 2015 coaching antivaxer OP

Alisha Wood 91 AVA Nov 21 2015 coaching antivaxer with health professionals

Unvaccinated Australia

On December 7 2015, Wood argued that a baby – whom she had not even seen – could be suffering from an osteosarcoma caused by vaccines:

Alisha Wood 38 vaccines can cause osteosarcoma UA December 7 2015

On March 7 2016, Wood advocated that a child health nurse be reported to AHPRA based on the word of a fellow antivax activist. Complaints to AHPRA are lodged, here:

Alisha Wood 68 UA Mar 7 2016 MHCN kicked out OP

Alisha Wood 69 UA MHCN AHPRA

Alisha Wood 70 Mar 7 2016 MHCN AHPRA

On February 1 2016, Wood accused the parents of an immunocompromised toddler – who was undergoing chemotherapy – of being a front for this blog, called, “The Unreasonable Wank-stain”:

Alisha Wood 71 UA Feb 1 2016 Unreaonsbale Wank stain

Alisha Wood 72 UA Feb 1 2016 UW stain Joanna Howard shedding

On January 19 2016, Wood denigrated the “superheroes vaccinate” public health campaign by declaring that “superheroes die”:

Alisha Wood 73 UA Jan 19 2016 superheroes die OP

Alisha Wood 74 UA Jan 19 2016 supheroes die

On December 20 2015, Wood defended fellow antivax RN “Dragana Bozic”, who was under investigation for ripping down public immunisation promotion paraphernalia:

Alisha Wood 75 UA Dec 20 2015 rip down posters RN OP

Alisha Wood 76 UA Dec 20 2015 RN rip down posters

Alisha Wood 77 UA Dec 20 2015 RN rip down vax posters

On November 4 2015, Wood provided misleading anti-vaccination advice to a group member, assisted by another antivax registered nurse and registered midwife, Margaret Supel:

Alisha Wood 80 UA Nov 4 2015 shedding OP

Alisha Wood 81 UA Nov 4 2015 shedding Supel

Vaccine Choice Australia (formerly Vaccine Free Australia)

Alisha Wood is no longer a member of this deranged group; however her activism goes back some years.

On September 28 2014, Wood cited her nursing registration in defence of her antivax activism:

Alisha Wood 36 VFA September 28 2014 nurse Goldsworthy

Alisha Wood 37 VFA September 28 29 2014 nurse

On November 27 2015, Wood rallied the antivax troops with her swarm analogy:

Alisha Wood 49 VCA Nov 27 2015 bees swarm

On December 30 2015, Wood provided advice on dealing with members of the community who vaccinate their children:

Alisha Wood 50 VCA Dec 30 2015 dont vax OP

Alisha Wood 51 VCA Dec 30 2015 dont vax

On December 9 2015, Wood gave moral support to other anti-vaccinationists whom she deems to be “awake”:

Alisha Wood 53 VCA Dec 2 2015 antivax awake OP

Alisha Wood 54 VCA Dec 9 2015 antivaxer awake

On December 9 2015, Wood congratulated a fellow antivax activist who bragged of dissuading another new parent from immunising their baby:

Alisha Wood 55 VCA Dec 9 2015 good work Bec antivax activism

On December 8 2015, Wood denigrated a emergency department doctor’s knowledge of immunisation:

Alisha Wood 56 VCA Dec 8 2015 HPV dr CPD OP

Alisha Wood 57 VCA Dec 8 2015 HPV dr CPD

On December 7 and 8 2015, Wood commented in support of chicken pox parties, and anti-vaccination activist, Hollie Singleton:

Alisha Wood 58 Dec 7 2015 Singleton chicken pox party OP

Alisha Wood 59 Dec 7 2015 Singleton

Alisha Wood 60 Dec 8 2015 Singleton chihcken pox

On December 5 2015, Wood cited her nursing registration:

Alisha Wood 61 VCA Dec 5 2015 identifies as registered nurse

On November 30 2015, Wood compared the provision of childhood immunisation to rape and assault:

Alisha Wood 62 VCA Nov 30 2015 vax talk stranger rape assault OP

Alisha Wood 63 VCA Nov 30 2015 vax stranger assault rape

On November 30 2015, Wood cited her nursing registration in defence of anti-vaccination arguments:

Alisha Wood 64 VCA Nov 29 2015 RN vax injury OP

Alisha Wood 65 VCA Nov 30 2015 RN no safe vaccines vax injury

On September 8 2015, Wood mocked the possible serious consequences of contracting measles:

Alisha Wood 66 VCA Sept 8 2014 measles OP

Alisha Wood 67 Sept 8 2014 measles pansies

The following addenda contain excerpts from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia’s competency standards, codes, guidelines, and social media policy from which readers may wish to choose when lodging any complaint regarding the activism of Alisha Wood.

Thanks for reading.


Addendum 1

National competency standards for the registered nurse (PDF)

Professional practice

Relates to the professional, legal and ethical responsibilities which require demonstration of a satisfactory knowledge base, accountability for practice, functioning in accordance with legislation affecting nursing and health care, and the protection of individual and group rights.

1 Practises in accordance with legislation affecting nursing practice and health care

1.1 Complies with relevant legislation and common law

1.2 Fulfils the duty of care

1.3 Recognises and responds appropriately to unsafe or unprofessional practice

2 Practises within a professional and ethical nursing framework

2.1 Practises in accordance with the nursing profession’s codes of ethics and conduct

2.2 Integrates organisational policies and guidelines with professional standards

2.3 Practises in a way that acknowledges the dignity, culture, values, beliefs and rights of individuals/groups

2.4 Advocates for individuals/groups and their rights for nursing and health care within organisational and management structures

2.5 Understands and practises within own scope of practice

2.6 Integrates nursing and health care knowledge, skills and attitudes to provide safe and effective nursing care

2.7 Recognises the differences in accountability and responsibility between registered nurses, enrolled nurses and unlicensed care workers

Critical thinking and analysis

Relates to self-appraisal, professional development and the value of evidence and research for practice. Reflecting on practice, feelings and beliefs and the consequences of these for individuals/ groups is an important professional bench- mark.

3 Practises within an evidence-based framework

3.1 Identifies the relevance of research to improving individual/group health outcomes

3.2 Uses best available evidence, nursing expertise and respect for the values and beliefs of individuals/groups in the provision of nursing care

3.3 Demonstrates analytical skills in accessing and evaluating health information and research evidence

3.4 Supports and contributes to nursing and health care research

3.5 Participates in quality improvement activities

4 Participates in ongoing professional development of self and others

4.1 Uses best available evidence, standards and guidelines to evaluate nursing performance:

4.2 Participates in professional development to enhance nursing practice

4.3 Contributes to the professional development of others

4.4 Uses appropriate strategies to manage own responses to the professional work environment

Provision and coordination of care

Relates to the coordination, organisation and provision of nursing care that includes the assessment of individuals/ groups, planning, implementation and evaluation of care.

5 Conducts a comprehensive and systematic nursing assessment

5.1 Uses a relevant evidence-based assessment framework to collect data about the physical socio-cultural and mental health of the individual/group

5.2 Uses a range of assessment techniques to collect relevant and accurate data

5.3 Analyses and interprets assessment data accurately

6 Plans nursing care in consultation with individuals/groups, significant others and the interdisciplinary health care team

6.1 Determines agreed priorities for resolving health needs of individuals/groups:

6.2 Identifies expected and agreed individual/group health outcomes including a time frame for achievement

6.3 Documents a plan of care to achieve expected outcomes

6.4 Plans for continuity of care to achieve expected outcomes

7 Provides comprehensive, safe and effective evidence-based nursing care to achieve identified individual/group health outcomes

7.1 Effectively manages the nursing care of individuals/groups

7.2 Provides nursing care according to the documented care or treatment plan

7.3 Prioritises workload based on the individual/group’s needs, acuity and optimal time for intervention

7.4 Responds effectively to unexpected or rapidly changing situations

7.5 Delegates aspects of care to others according to their competence and scope of practice

7.6 Provides effective and timely direction and supervision to ensure that delegated care is provided safely and accurately

7.7 Educates individuals/groups to promote independence and control over their health

8 Evaluates progress towards expected individual/group health outcomes in consultation with individuals/groups, significant others and interdisciplinary health care team

8.1 Determines progress of individuals/groups toward planned outcomes

8.2 Revises the plan of care and determines further outcomes in accordance with evaluation data

Collaborative and therapeutic practice

Relates to establishing, sustaining and concluding professional relationships with individuals/groups. This also contains those competencies that relate to nurses understanding their contribution to the interdisciplinary health care team.

9 Establishes, maintains and appropriately concludes therapeutic relationships

9.1 Establishes therapeutic relationships that are goal directed and recognises professional boundaries

9.2 Communicates effectively with individuals/groups to facilitate provision of care

9.3 Uses appropriate strategies to promote an individual’s/group’s self-esteem, dignity, integrity and

9.4 Assists and supports individuals/groups to make informed health care decisions

9.5 Facilitates a physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual environment that promotes individual/group safety and security

10 Collaborates with the interdisciplinary health care team to provide comprehensive nursing care

10.1 Recognises that the membership and roles of health care teams and service providers will vary depending on an individual’s/group’s needs and health care setting

10.2 Communicates nursing assessments and decisions to the interdisciplinary health care team and other relevant service providers

10.3 Facilitates coordination of care to achieve agreed health outcomes

10.4 Collaborates with the health care team to inform policy and guideline development


Addendum 2

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Codes and Guidelines.

Code of Professional Conduct for Nurses in Australia

1 Nurses practise in a safe and competent manner.

2 Nurses practise in accordance with the standards of the profession and broader health system.

Conduct Statement 2

Nurses practise in accordance with the standards of the profession and broader health system


1 Nurses are responsible for ensuring the standard of their practice conforms to professional standards developed and agreed by the profession, with the object of enhancing the safety of people in their care as well as their partners, family members and other members of the person’s nominated network. This responsibility also applies to the nurses’ colleagues.

2 Nurses practise in accordance with wider standards relating to safety and quality in health care and accountability for a safe health system, such as those relating to health documentation and information management, incident reporting and participation in adverse event analysis and formal open disclosure procedures.

3 Nurses practise and conduct themselves in accordance with laws relevant to the profession and practice of nursing.

Conduct Statement 3

Nurses practise and conduct themselves in accordance with laws relevant to the profession and practice of nursing


1 Nurses are familiar with relevant laws and ensure they do not engage in clinical or other practices prohibited by such laws or delegate to others activities prohibited by those laws.

2 Nurses witnessing the unlawful conduct of colleagues and other co-workers, whether in clinical, management, education or research areas of practice, have both a responsibility and an obligation to report such conduct to an appropriate authority and take other appropriate action as necessary to safeguard people and the public interest.

4 Nurses respect the dignity, culture, ethnicity, values and beliefs of people receiving care and treatment, and of their colleagues.

5 Nurses treat personal information obtained in a professional capacity as private and confidential.

6 Nurses provide impartial, honest and accurate information in relation to nursing care and health care products.

Conduct Statement 6

Nurses provide impartial, honest and accurate information in relation to nursing care and health care products


1 When nurses provide advice about any care or product, they fully explain the advantages and disadvantages of alternative care or products so individuals can make informed choices. Nurses refrain from engaging in exploitation, misinformation or misrepresentation with regard to health care products and nursing care.

2 Nurses accurately represent the nature of their services or the care they intend to provide.

3 Where a specific care or a specific product is advised, nurses ensure their advice is based on adequate knowledge and not on commercial or other forms of gain. Deceptive endorsement of products or services or receipt of remuneration for products or services primarily for personal gain, other than remuneration in the course of a proper commercial relationship, is improper.

7 Nurses support the health, wellbeing and informed decision-making of people requiring or receiving care.

8 Nurses promote and preserve the trust and privilege inherent in the relationship between nurses and people receiving care.

Conduct Statement 8

Nurses promote and preserve the trust and privilege inherent in the relationship between nurses and people receiving care


1 An inherent power imbalance exists within the relationship between people receiving care and nurses that may make the persons in their care vulnerable and open to exploitation. Nurses actively preserve the dignity of people through practised kindness and respect for the vulnerability and powerlessness of people in their care. Significant vulnerability and powerlessness can arise from the experience of illness and the need to engage with the health care system. The power relativities between a person and a nurse can be significant, particularly where the person has limited knowledge; experiences pain and illness; needs assistance with personal care; belongs to a marginalised group; or experiences an unfamiliar loss of self-determination. This vulnerability creates a power differential in the relationship between nurses and persons in their care that must be recognised and managed.

4 Nurses fulfil roles outside the professional role, including those as family members, friends and community members. Nurses are aware that dual relationships may compromise care outcomes and always conduct professional relationships with the primary intent of benefit for the person receiving care. Nurses take care when giving professional advice to people with whom they have a dual relationship (e.g. a family member or friend) and advise them to seek independent advice due to the existence of actual or potential conflicts of interest.

9 Nurses maintain and build on the community’s trust and confidence in the nursing profession.

Conduct Statement 9

Nurses maintain and build on the community’s trust and confidence in the nursing profession


1 The conduct of nurses maintains and builds public trust and confidence in the profession at all times.

2 The unlawful and unethical actions of nurses in their personal lives risk adversely affecting both their own and the profession’s good reputation and standing in the eyes of the public. If the good standing of either individual nurses or the profession were to diminish, this might jeopardise the inherent trust between the nursing profession and the public necessary for effective therapeutic relationships and the effective delivery of nursing care.

3 Nurses consider the ethical interests of the nursing profession and the community when exercising their right to freedom of speech and participating in public, political and academic debate, including publication.

10 Nurses practise nursing reflectively and ethically.

Conduct Statement 10

Nurses practise nursing reflectively and ethically


1 Nurses practise nursing reflectively and ethically, in accordance with the Code of Ethics for Nurses in Australia, in order to learn from experience and contribute to personal and professional practice.

2 Nurses develop and maintain appropriate and current quality nursing advice, support and care for each person requiring and receiving care and their partners, families and other members of their nominated social network. This responsibility also applies to colleagues of nurses.

3 Nurses evaluate their conduct and competency according to the standards of the nursing profession.

4 Nurses contribute to the professional development of students and colleagues.

5 Nurses participating in research do so in accordance with recognised research guidelines and do not violate their duty of care to persons receiving nursing care.

6 Nurses advise employers and any persons in their care of any reduction in their capacity to practise due to health, social or other factors, while they seek ways of redressing the problem.


Code of Ethics for Nurses in Australia

1 Nurses value quality nursing care for all people.

2 Nurses value respect and kindness for self and others.

3 Nurses value the diversity of people.

4 Nurses value access to quality nursing and health care for all people.

5 Nurses value informed decision-making.

Value Statement 5

Nurses value informed decision-making


Nurses value people’s interests in making free and informed decisions. This includes people having the opportunity to verify the meaning and implication of information being given to them when making decisions about their nursing and health care. Nurses also recognise that making decisions is sometimes constrained by circumstances beyond individual control and that there may be circumstances where informed decision making cannot always be fully realised.

1 Self: Nurses make informed decisions in relation to their practice within the constraints of their professional role and in accordance with ethical and legal requirements. Nurses are entitled to do this without undue pressure or coercion of any kind. Nurses are responsible for ensuring their decision-making is based on contemporary, relevant and well-founded knowledge and information.

2 Person (health consumer): Nurses value the legal and moral right of people, including children, to participate whenever possible in decision-making concerning their nursing and health care and treatment, and assist them to determine their care on the basis of informed decision making. This may involve ensuring people who do not speak English have access to a qualified health interpreter. Nurses recognise and respect the rights of people to engage in shared decision-making when consenting to care and treatment. Nurses also value the contribution made by persons whose decision-making may be restricted because of incapacity, disability or other factors, including legal constraints. Nurses are knowledgeable about such circumstances and in facilitating the role of family members, partners, friends and others in contributing to decision-making processes.

3 Colleagues: Nurses respect the rights of colleagues and members of other disciplines to participate in informed decision-making. Making these collaborative and informed decisions includes involving the person requiring or receiving nursing care (or their representative) in decisions relating to their nursing or health care, without being subject to coercion of any kind.

4 Community: Nurses value the contribution made by the community to nursing and health care decision-making through a range of activities, including consumer groups, advocacy and membership of health-related committees. Nurses also assist in keeping the community accurately informed on nursing and health-related issues.

6 Nurses value a culture of safety in nursing and health care.

Value Statement 6

Nurses value a culture of safety in nursing and health care


Valuing a culture of safety involves nurses actively engaging in the development of shared knowledge and understanding of the crucial importance of safety in contemporary health care. Nurses who value a culture of safety appreciate that safety is everyone’s responsibility. Nurses support the development of risk management processes and a practice environment designed to reduce the incidence and impact of preventable adverse events in health care. Nurses also support the open disclosure of any adverse events to any person affected during the course of their care.

1 Self: Nurses value safe practice and a safe working environment; practise within the limitations of their knowledge and skills; and recognise and avoid situations where their ability to deliver quality care may be impaired. Nurses have a moral and legal right to practise in a safe environment, without fear for their own safety or that of others, and they seek remedies through accepted channels, including legal action, when this is not the case. Nurses value the maintenance of competence in contributing to a safe care and practice environment.

2 Person (health consumer): Nurses recognise that people are vulnerable to injuries and illnesses as a result of preventable human error and adverse events while in health care settings. Nurses play a key role in the detection and prevention of errors and adverse events in health care settings, and support and participate in systems to identify circumstances where people are at risk of harm. Nurses act to prevent or control such risks through prevention, monitoring, early identification and early management of adverse events. Nurses contribute to the confidential reporting of adverse events and errors, and to organisational processes for the open disclosure of these events to persons affected during the course of their care.

3 Colleagues: Nurses work with their colleagues to create a culture of safety. Nurses support the development of safer health care systems through non-punitive human error, adverse event management and related education. Nurses value the critical relationship between consumer safety and interprofessional competencies, including trustful communication, teamwork and situation awareness. Nurses view the detection of their own errors and risks or those of their colleagues as opportunities for achieving a safer health care system.

4 Community: Nurses, acting through their professional and industrial organisations and other appropriate authorities, participate in developing and improving the safety and quality of health care services for all people. This includes actively promoting the provision of equitable, just and culturally and socially responsive health care services for all people living, or seeking residence or asylum, in Australia. It also involves raising public awareness about the nature and importance of consumer safety programs in health care services.

7 Nurses value ethical management of information.

8 Nurses value a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable environment promoting health and wellbeing.


Addendum 3

Social Media Policy

When using social media, health practitioners should remember that the National Law, their National Board’s code of ethics and professional conduct (the Code of conduct) and the Guidelines for advertising regulated health services (the Advertising guidelines) apply.

Registered health practitioners should only post information that is not in breach of these obligations by:

  • complying with professional obligations
  • complying with confidentiality and privacy obligations (such as by not discussing patients or posting pictures of procedures, case studies, patients, or sensitive material which may enable patients to be identified without having obtained consent in appropriate situations)
  • presenting information in an unbiased, evidence-based context, and
  • not making unsubstantiated claims.

Additional information may be available from professional bodies and/or employers, which aims to support health practitioners’ use of social media. However, the legal, ethical, and professional obligations that registered health practitioners must adhere to are set out in the National Boards’ respective Code of conduct and the Advertising guidelines.



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