Medical Practitioner Accreditation to Issue Dependency Certificates - New South Wales

Description

You will require this accreditation if you are a medical practitioner intending to work with patients suffering from drug or alcohol dependency, and to issue these patients dependency certificates.

A dependency certificate authorises the admission of a person suffering from severe substance dependence to the Involuntary Drug and Alcohol Treatment (IDAT) Program, allowing their detention for the purposes of treatment. The IDAT Program provides short term care, with an involuntary supervised withdrawal component, to protect the health and safety of people with severe substance dependence, who have experienced or are at risk of serious harm.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this accreditation you must be an accredited medical practitioner. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Appointment as an Accredited Medical Practitioner - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

NSW Ministry of Health

Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Office

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries

Operating address: 73 Miller Street
North Sydney, New South Wales 2060
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 961
North Sydney, New South Wales 2059
Phone: 02 9391 9000
Fax: 02 9391 9042
Email: MentalHealthBranch@doh.health.nsw.gov.au
Website: Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Office (Opens in new window)