You will need this licence if you intend to operate a health care facility. Health care facilities are premises where prescribed medical and dental procedures are carried out, or premises where overnight patient stays are provided prior to, or after receiving medical treatment.
Prescribed medical and dental procedures are procedures that are undertaken for medical or cosmetic reasons by a health care professional that involve:
- the administration of a general, spinal epidural or major regional block anaesthetic for the purpose of performing an elective procedure, but does not include mandibular blocks
- dialysis, hemofiltration or hemoperfusion
- prolonged intravenous infusion of a single cytotoxic agent or sequential intravenous infusion of more than one cytotoxic agent
- cardiac catheterisation.