29 Aug 2023
A Western Australian doctor has been suspended for eight months and will return to the register with conditions after a finding of professional misconduct for inappropriate prescribing, failing to make adequate clinical records and failing to adequately assess or formulate management plans for 14 patients.
This misconduct of Dr Jagdev Singh Sarwan Singh occurred between 18 January 2014 to about 16 October 2019 at two medical centres in WA.
The Medical Board of Australia referred Dr Singh to the WA State Administrative Tribunal.
On 22 March 2023, Dr Singh accepted the Board’s allegations, that between around 18 January 2014 and 16 October 2019 he had:
The tribunal made the following orders:
The tribunal’s decision was published on 4 May 2023 on eCourts.