Australia’s only late-term abortion doctor has registration cancelled

Dr Mark Schulberg, Australia’s only doctor offering terminations over 20 weeks and Victoria’s only practitioner doing terminations over 16 weeks, was found guilty of professional misconduct late last year after admitting to prescribing the benzodiazepines alprazolam and other Schedule 4 and 8 drugs to several patients with substance abuse issues from 2003 to 2009.

However, he had asked the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal to consider “bifurcating” his registration to place conditions on his prescribing practices but allow him to continue

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