GP admits recruiting patients to vitamin marketing scheme during consults

The integrative doctor signed up new 'marketing associates' to a company selling nutritional supplements

An integrative GP is in hot water after admitting to recruiting two patients into a marketing scheme during consults.

Complementary medicine

The Gold Coast GP was last week reprimanded following revelations she had persuaded a patient to join Usana, a multilevel marketing company based in the US that sells nutritional supplements and skincare products.

The doctor had been working for the business since 2000. The role involved selling the supplements but also receiving commissions for signing up new marketing