GP fined $30,000 after death of Aboriginal patient in police custody

The doctor was 'deeply remorseful' for the catastrophic outcome

A doctor who failed to adequately examine an Aboriginal woman who died of sepsis in police custody the following day has been fined $30,000 for professional misconduct.

Dr Vafa Naderi
Dr Vafa Naderi. Photo: Newspix

Yamatji woman Ms Dhu, whose first name is not used for cultural reasons, was originally taken into custody at South Hedland Police Station in August 2014 over