Doctor sues hospital over 'defamatory' AHPRA notification

The neurosurgeon alleges the notification contained serious errors

A neurosurgeon is suing a hospital for defamation after it reported him to AHPRA for injuring two patients in allegedly botched spinal operations.

Supreme Court of Victoria.

Since April last year, Dr Thomas Craig Morris has been prevented under emergency powers from performing any surgery outside four low-risk procedures.

He was reported to AHPRA by the management at St Vincent’s Private Hospital in