Quickhit: another gynaecologist comes under scrutiny

This one worked at Lismore Base Hospital. There’s a lot less detail of exactly what malfeasance he’s accused of committing, but there is mention of a history of failed sterilisations due to alcohol consumption in New Zealand, and a paper-trail of previous complaints that have been buried by the system for years. So far it appears that this one is more incompetent than malicious, not that this is much comfort to those people damaged by him.

The case has renewed debate about a national doctor registration system.

Well yeah.



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  1. Man! I was born there. Grew up in the area actually – I have a lot of rellies there still.

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