Governance & Ethics
Ethics in the Practice of Urogynaecology
The Urogynaecological Society of Australasia endorses the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Code of Medical Ethics, which guides physicians to meet the ethical challenges of medical practice.
Interactions with Companies
The Urogynaecological Society of Australasia Code of Conduct guides the society in the development of policies and procedures that safeguard the independence of their programs, policies and advocacy positions.
Accordingly, members of the UGSA Board disclose potential industry and financial conflicts of interest annuallly and when material changes occur and are expected to rescue themselves from discussions for which they may have a conflict.
The Urogynaecological Society of Australasia (UGSA) values its relationship with key industry partners whose support contributes to important educational events, research and workshops.
UGSA, adheres to strict policy for all its commercially supported projects, that states that the Society must make all decisions regarding the diposition and disbursement of the commercial support and ensure that activity planning and implementation are made free of the control of any commercial interest.
A registered member of the ACNC
UGSA is a registered member of the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission. The ACNC is the national charity regulator whose approach to charity regulations was developed in consultation with the charity sector.