Prohibition orders

Orders can prohibit a health practitioner or organisation from providing health services.

These orders can prohibit part, or all, of a health service for a set period of time or permanently. Interim orders of up to 12 weeks can also be made.

Orders are only made against general health service providers, meaning those not regulated by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), and only if the Commissioner believes they've breached the general code of conduct and pose an unacceptable risk to the public.

Prohibition orders issued in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia are prosecutable across all these states.

Name of provider and type Details of the prohibition order Prohibition type
Jianfeng Zhang Cosmetic Service Jianfeng Zhang, director of Jian Li Melbourne Pty Ltd (trading as ‘Kinly Beauty Clinics’ and/or ‘Kinly Beauty’ and/or ‘Kinly Eye Beauty’), is a general health service provider providing cosmetic services in Melbourne. Following information, the Health Complaints Commissioner reasonably believes ‘Kinly Beauty Clinics’ and/or ‘Kinly Beauty’ and /or ‘Kinly Eye Beauty’ and Mr Zhang have contravened the General Code of Conduct applying to general health service providers, and that it is necessary to make an interim prohibition order to avoid a serious risk to public health, safety and welfare.More information on Jianfeng Zhang (86.91 KB) Interim prohibition order Effective from: 09 Dec 2020 to 02 Mar 2021
Vanita Sharma Alternative Therapist Vanita Sharma, also trading as ‘Vibe Therapies’ and ‘Vibe Ayurveda’ is a general health service provider who provides ayurvedic services in Victoria. Following information provided, the Health Complaints Commissioner reasonably believes that Ms Sharma has contravened the General Code of Conduct applying to general health service providers and that an Interim Prohibition Order is necessary to avoid a serious risk to the health, safety or welfare of the public. To view the Interim Prohibition Order, see below.More information on Vanita Sharma (127.49 KB) Interim prohibition order Effective from: 14 Dec 2020 to 07 Mar 2021
Nhung Huynh Cosmetic Service Nhung Huynh is a general health service provider who conducts cosmetic and medical procedures at St Albans, Victoria. Following information provided, the Health Complaints Commissioner reasonably believes that Nhung Huynh has contravened the General Code of Conduct applying to general health service providers and that it is necessary to make an Interim Prohibition Order (IPO) to avoid a serious risk to the health, safety or welfare of the public. To read the IPO, see below.More information on Nhung Huynh (107.43 KB) Interim prohibition order Effective from: 06 Dec 2020 to 27 Feb 2021
Quality Cancer Care Pty Ltd Quality Cancer Care Pty Ltd is a general health service provider. Following information provided, the Health Complaints Commissioner reasonably believes that Quality Cancer Care has contravened the General Code of Conduct applying to general health service providers and that an Interim Prohibition Order is necessary to avoid a serious risk to the health, safety or welfare of the public. See below for the Interim Prohibition Order.More information on Quality Cancer Care Pty Ltd (138.33 KB) Interim prohibition order Effective from: 08 Dec 2020 to 01 Mar 2021
Dr Brian Hickman Psychotherapist Dr Brian Hickman is a general health service provider who provides psychotherapy and counselling services. Following information provided to the Health Complaints Commissioner, the Commissioner considered that Dr Hickman may have breached a code of conduct applying to the provision of health services and has made an Interim Prohibition Order (IPO) under the Health Complaints Act 2016 to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public. See below for a copy of the IPO.More information on Dr Brian Hickman (95.53 KB) Interim prohibition order Effective from: 06 Dec 2020 to 27 Feb 2021
Jeanette Clabassi Alternative Therapist Jeanette Clabassi, trading as ‘Onepure world’, is a general health service provider who provides diet and nutrition services. Following information received, the Health Complaints Commissioner reasonably believes that Ms Clabassi has contravened the General Code of Conduct applying to general health service providers and that it is necessary to make an Interim Prohibition Order (IPO) to avoid a serious risk to the health, safety or welfare of the public. A copy of the IPO can be found below.More information on Jeanette Clabassi (138.7 KB) Interim prohibition order Effective from: 18 Nov 2020 to 09 Feb 2021