Working Group members outlined the importance of using well known and industry-specific examples to clarify the regulatory requirements to assist stakeholders to understand, apply and comply with the requirements.
An overview of the recent amendments to the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2021 requirements including specific changes to the advertising requirements for exempt or personalised medical devices transitioning to inclusion in the ARTG.
Working Group members agreed to review and provide input into proposed fact sheets and guidance to support the dental sector with understanding the advertising requirements. It was further agreed that a dedicated advertising information session for the Working Group would be scheduled to go through the changes in more detail and to discuss the best way to communicate, educate and disseminate the fact sheets and guidance.
Proposals for further communication and education activities to support stakeholders include the need for guidance on the boundaries and intersection of regulation of clinical practice (by Ahpra) and the regulation of devices (by TGA).
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The Department of Health and Aged Care acknowledges First Nations peoples as the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia, and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to all Elders both past and present.