Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Panel hearing summary 2020.0894
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Panel hearing summary 2020.0894

Decision of the Medical Board of Australia

Performance and professional standards panel 

Jurisdiction: Western Australia
Date of Decision: 3 December 2020

Classification of Notification

Clinical care - Missed, incorrect or delayed diagnosis. Informed consent - Lack of consent. Pharmacy/Medication - Inappropriate, unlawful or inaccurate prescribing. National Law Offence - Advertising breach


The Board referred allegations that the Practitioner demonstrated a shortfall in his knowledge of  prescribing in the context of reproductive care and early pregnancy management. 

The Panel considered that ensuring the clinically appropriate supply of medications as interventions for fertility treatment and in early pregnancy to be of fundamental importance to the provision of safe care.The Practitioner was not registered at the time if the panel hearing. The Panel made recommendations to the Board to consider imposing supervision conditions in the event he is granted registration in the future.

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