Another Bacchus Marsh doctor suspended over baby deaths

The three-month ban takes into account mitigating factors, including her lack of supervision

A doctor left to work without adequate supervision at Bacchus Marsh Hospital during a time of abnormally high perinatal deaths has been sanctioned for failing to understand her clinical limitations.


The “relatively junior” CMO had been involved in the care of three infants who died in the hospital's maternity unit in 2013 and 2014.

As an IMG, she was on limited registration and meant to work under level 2 supervision, with the hospital’s obstetrics director Dr Surinder Parhar present at least 80% of the time