Compliance

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Surgical Specialties is a member co mpany of the M edical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) and the Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ). 

As a member company we abide by the Code of Practice and have a Compliance Officer to ensure that the Code of Practice is part of our everyday procedures. Any queries regarding compliance issues should be addressed to our Compliance Officer .

For more information on the MTAA Code of Practice, please click here. 

In addition to abiding by this Code of Practice, Surgical Specialties are licensee of the Code. As a licensee, Surgical Specialties must:
  • Have established policies and procedures consistent with the provisions of the Code of Practice.
  • Have an executive-level person who is responsible for compliance with the Code of Practice and be informed to answer questions about the Code.
  • Provide comprehensive training to those employees and contractors whose job requirements make the information relevant and implemented programs to ensure ongoing training.
  • Have instituted processes within the company to monitor compliance and assess the effectiveness of the company‚Äôs policies and procedures.
  • Establish a process to respond to violations.
  • Establish a reporting mechanism to facilitate anonymous internal reporting of suspected violations.
  • Establish a disciplinary process for violations of those policies and procedures that support the Code of Practice.