Health practice closure, merger or relocation

If you are closing, merging or relocating a health practice, please complete one of the forms below and fax it to the GP Liaison Unit at Canberra Hospital on 6205 2826.

Please see the information below to ensure you comply with the legislation on closure, merger or relocation.

The Health Records (Privacy and Access) Act 1997 outlines new requirements for health practice closure and relocation.

Online Form

The Health Records (Privacy and Access) Act 1997 requires you to publicly advertise the closure, merger or relocation of your practice by a transfer notice, 30 days before it occurs.

You are also required to notify ACT Health of the transfer notice information as soon as possible. You can do this through the form below.

We are required to forward this information to the ACT Health Services Commissioner.

Health Practice Closure, Merger or Relocation Online Form

Page last updated on: 28 Sep 2018