Botched angioplasty cut short career

Dr Gary Hastwell, a former WA obstetrician, also revealed that Perth cardiologist Dr Keith Woollard, AMA president from 1996 to 1998, had still not apologised for a potentially fatal series of errors during an angioplasty in 2009.

Dr Woollard admitted professional misconduct in relation to an angioplasty performed on Dr Hastwell and to acting carelessly and incompetently in relation to those performed earlier on a female patient which together resulted in a $75,000 fine and his being banned from performing angioplasty or

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