Christmas Island doctors claim ethics compromised by asylum seeker treatment

The 92-page ‘letter of concern’ written by 15 doctors who care for asylum seekers and obtained by Guardian Australia, details the failings of medical procedure at the Christmas Island detention centre, according to a report in The Guardian.

The doctors, who work for International Health and Medical Services (IHMS), the company charged with providing medical care for asylum seekers, feared the repercussions of working in a system where decisions made were not based on the best interests of patients.

“It is

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