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
Snow Skincare Centre Cosmetic Service Snow Skincare Center, also trading as L. Young Skincare of Korea, L. Young, L. Young Skincare, L. Young Skincare Center (sic), L.young Liyang Korean Skin Care Centre (sic), is a general health service provider who provides cosmetic services.Following a complaint made to the Health Complaints Commissioner, the Commissioner considered that Snow Skincare Center may have breached a code of conduct apply to the provision of health services such that it was necessary to make an Interim Prohibition Order under the Health Complaints Act 2016 to protect the health, safety or welfare of the public. A copy of the Interim Prohibition Order can be found in the link below.More information on Snow Skincare Centre (113.03 KB) Interim prohibition order Effective from: 15 Mar 2020 to 07 Jun 2020
Si Chen Cosmetic Service Si Chen is a general health service provider who provides cosmetic services. Following a complaint made to the Health Complaints Commissioner, the Commissioner considered that Si Chen may have breached a code of conduct apply to the provision of health services such that it was necessary to make an Interim Prohibition Order under the Health Complaints Act 2016 to protect the health, safety or welfare of the public. A copy of the Interim Prohibition Order can be found in the link below.More information on Si Chen (112.69 KB) Interim prohibition order Effective from: 15 Mar 2020 to 07 Jun 2020
Brian Hickman Psychotherapist Dr Brian Hickman is a general health service provider who provides psychotherapy and counselling services. Following information being 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 such that it was necessary to make an Interim Prohibition Order (IPO) under the Health Complaints Act 2016 to protect the health, safety or welfare of the public. A copy of the IPO can be found using the link below.More information on Brian Hickman (82.72 KB) Interim prohibition order Effective from: 15 Mar 2020 to 07 Jun 2020
Olusegun Oluwaseun Osifeso (also known as Timothy Olusegun Osifeso trading as 'Doctor Scalp') Cosmetic Service Olusegun Oluwaseun Osifeso, also known as Timothy Olusegun Osifeso is a general health service provider who provides hair transplant services in Port Melbourne VIC and, operates as ‘Doctor Scalp’. Following a complaint made to the Health Complaints Commissioner, the Commissioner reasonably believes that Mr Osifeso 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 Interim Prohibition Order can be found using the link below.More information on Olusegun Oluwaseun Osifeso (also known as Timothy Olusegun Osifeso trading as 'Doctor Scalp') (71.17 KB) Interim prohibition order Effective from: 16 Mar 2020 to 05 Jun 2020
Rewind Skin Tech Pty Ltd Cosmetic Service Rewind Skin Tech Pty Ltd trading as ‘Rewind Skin Tech’ is a general health service provider who provides cosmetic treatments in Essendon. Following information being provided to the Health Complaints Commissioner, the Commissioner reasonably believes that Rewind Skin Tech 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 Interim Prohibition Order can be found using the link below.More information on Rewind Skin Tech Pty Ltd (130.14 KB) Interim prohibition order Effective from: 16 Mar 2020 to 07 Jun 2020
Lee Kim Tan (also trading as Sonoun Kimlee Salon) Cosmetic Service Lee Kim Tan, trading as Sonoun Kimlee Salon, is a general health service provider who provided cosmetic services. Following information being provided to the Health Complaints Commissioner, the Commissioner considered that Ms Tan may have breached a code of conduct applying to the provision of health services such that it was necessary to make an Interim Prohibition Order (IPO) under the Health Complaints Act 2016 to protect the health, safety or welfare of the public. A copy of the IPO can be found using the link below.More information on Lee Kim Tan (also trading as Sonoun Kimlee Salon) (136.17 KB) Interim prohibition order Effective from: 19 Mar 2020 to 11 Jun 2020