Recent news

04 Sep 2018
In May 2018 the Health Complaints Commissioner (HCC) commenced an inquiry into conversion therapy, or ex-gay ideology, under section 103 of the Health Complaints Act 2016 following a referral from the Minister for Health.
17 Aug 2018
Ms Cynthia Weinstein and CDC Clinics Pty Ltd (CDC) , of which Ms Weinstein is a Director, have been issued with interim prohibition orders while an investigation is conducted into allegations of breaches of the code of conduct for general health service providers in Victoria.
14 Aug 2018
Ms Yan Pan, trading as New Kingdom Cosmetic and Laser Clinic in Melbourne, has been banned from providing general health services in Victoria.
08 Aug 2018
A North Warrandyte hypnotherapist and self-proclaimed healer has been banned from providing any health service, making claims to cure cancer or using the controversial black salve treatment.
19 May 2018
A North Warrandyte hypnotherapist and self-proclaimed healer has been prohibited from providing any health service, making claims to cure cancer or using the controversial black salve treatment.
18 May 2018
The HCC is asking Victorians to report concerns about drug and alcohol services to support investigations.
17 May 2018
The HCC will conduct an inquiry into the practice of conversion therapy in Victoria.
19 Apr 2018
Banned drug addiction counsellor, Robert Frank Mittiga, has been convicted for providing services illegally in Victoria.
11 Apr 2018
The HCC has received several concerning complaints of inappropriate contact or sexual misconduct involving general health service providers.
27 Mar 2018
Consultation is now open on complaint handling standards for Victorian health service providers and a service charter for the HCC.