Banned GP given green light to administer COVID-19 vax

The Sydney doctor is allowed to perform a range of coronavirus-related tasks due to dire need for medical staff at his practice, rules NSW Supreme Court

A GP banned for “gross overprescribing” of dangerous drugs has been given the green light to administer COVID-19 vaccinations and swab patients with symptoms of the virus because of his practice’s dire need for staff.

Allowing the Sydney-based doctor to provide coronavirus inoculations, pre-vaccination counselling and test patients who have symptoms was in the “strong public interest”, the NSW Supreme Court said in a decision handed down this week.

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