Amendments to Second Schedule of Act 774 in line with allied health services in Malaysia

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Amendments to Second Schedule of Act 774 in line with allied health services in Malaysia - Bernama

Amendments to Second Schedule of Act 774 in line with allied health services in Malaysia - Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): The Malaysian Allied Health Professions Council’s (MAHPC) decision to amend the Second Schedule of the Allied Health Professions Act 2016 (Act 774) was in line with the development of allied health services in Malaysia, public service policy, technological changes and current trends at the international level.Health director-general who is also MAHPC chairman Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said among the amendments was to group Clinical Scientists — Biochemist, Biomedical Scientist, Embryologist, Medical Geneticist, Microbiologist — and Forensic Science Officer under one profession of

KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): The Malaysian Allied Health Professions Council’s (MAHPC) decision to amend the Second Schedule of the Allied Health Professions Act 2016 (Act 774) was in line with the development of allied health services in Malaysia, public service policy, technological changes and current trends at the international level.

Health director-general who is also MAHPC chairman Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said among the amendments was to group Clinical Scientists — Biochemist, Biomedical Scientist, Embryologist, Medical Geneticist, Microbiologist — and Forensic Science Officer under one profession of Medical Laboratory Scientist.

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A KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): The Malaysian Allied Health Professions Council’s (MAHPC) decision to amend the Second Schedule of the Allied Health Professions Act 2016 (Act 774) was in line with the development of allied health services in Malaysia, public service policy, technological changes and current trends at the international level.for the latest news you need to know.Its Deputy Minister, Datuk Mansor Othman (pic) , said a draft of the amendments was now at the Attorney General’s Chambers before it is tabled at the coming Parliament sitting so that strict action could be taken against those who fail to follow environmental regulations.× Copy URL The Malacca Umno Youth deputy chief says some personal statements issued by party members have caused an uneasy situation.

Health director-general who is also MAHPC chairman Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said among the amendments was to group Clinical Scientists — Biochemist, Biomedical Scientist, Embryologist, Medical Geneticist, Microbiologist — and Forensic Science Officer under one profession of Medical Laboratory Scientist. In addition, he said, the Allied Health Professions (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2022 had been gazetted and came into force on March 24, which listed 16 allied health professions to be regulated under Act 774, including audiologist and dietitian. Health director-general who is also MAHPC chairman, Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, said among the amendments was to group Clinical Scientists — Biochemist, Biomedical Scientist, Embryologist, Medical Geneticist, Microbiologist — and Forensic Science Officer under one profession of Medical Laboratory Scientist. Other professions listed in the schedule are entomologist (public health), physiotherapist, medical physicist, nutritionist, clinical psychologist, diagnostic radiographer, medical laboratory scientist, occupational therapist, speech-language therapist, radiation therapist, medical laboratory technologist, dental technologist, environmental health officer and health education officer. Also present was Penang DOE director Sharifah Zakiah Syed Sahab. “The Second Schedule (2022) will replace the Second Schedule (2016) which listed 23 categories of allied health professions,” he said in a statement on Monday (May 30). Other professions listed in the schedule are entomologist (public health), physiotherapist, medical physicist, nutritionist, clinical psychologist, diagnostic radiographer, medical laboratory scientist, occupational therapist, speech-language therapist, radiation therapist, medical laboratory technologist, dental technologist, environmental health officer and health education officer. Dr Noor Hisham also said the council, through the 5th MAHPC Meeting (No. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access!.

1/2022), has agreed to set several matters related to the registration policy of allied health practitioners. Dr Noor Hisham also said the council, through the 5th MAHPC Meeting (No. These include the commencement date for registration of allied health practitioners; the transition period of registration; standards of academic qualifications; approval of registration applications; as well as the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. In addition, the council set the commencement date for registration of Allied Health Professions practitioners on July 1 this year, and the transition period is three years from that date until June 30, 2025 (subject to Council decision). These include the commencement date for registration of allied health practitioners; the transition period of registration; standards of academic qualifications; approval of registration applications; as well as the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. MAHPC also stipulated that the registration of allied health practitioners will be carried out on a rotation basis according to a schedule that will be announced later, the statement read. “Application for Registration and Practicing Certificate will be fully conducted online using the Malaysian Healthcare Practitioners' System (MHPS) application. MAHPC also stipulated that the registration of allied health practitioners will be carried out on a rotation basis according to a schedule that will be announced later, the statement read.

“Application for Practicing Certificate is expected to only begin in November 2022, while the application for Temporary Practicing Certificate for non-citizen practitioners will be done manually,” he said. Dr Noor Hisham said the briefing sessions regarding the registration policy will be implemented in stages from June and the guidelines on registration and allied health practices will be issued by MAHPC from time to time starting this July. “Application for Practicing Certificate is expected to only begin in November 2022, while the application for Temporary Practicing Certificate for non-citizen practitioners will be done manually,” he said. Subscribe to Mid-day email alert We deliver news to your inbox daily .