Doctor wins fight to remove historical misconduct allegations from Google’s top search results

The doctor’s lawyer says a nine-year-old tribunal decision was the top Google result for his name.
Sarah Simpkins

A doctor cleared of misconduct allegations almost a decade ago has secured a non-publication order to prevent the case appearing as a top Google search result.

Back in 2014, the Medical Board of Australia ordered the doctor to undertake education on professional boundaries and placed chaperone conditions following a patient complaint.