AHPRA must not be used to 'persecute' doctors, say leading medics

Their letter to health minsters demands that sanctions against Dr David Berger are dropped and the regulator is audited over its handling of public advocacy complaints

More than a dozen prominent doctors and COVID-19 experts are calling for sanctions against an outspoken GP to be dropped, saying they fear AHPRA is being used as a means to “persecute” doctors for political reasons.

Dr Kerryn Phelps.

GP Professor Kerryn Phelps, epidemiologist Professor Raina Macintyre and former AMA WA president Dr Andrew Miller are among the 18 doctors and academics who have