GP reprimanded over gay ‘cure’

A GP who is a member of the secretive Exclusive Brethren church has been reprimanded after prescribing an anti-androgen to a man who sought a “cure” for homosexuality.

Dr Mark Craddock, a 75-year-old Sydney GP and radiologist, saw the 18-year-old patient in his home during a 10-minute consultation in 2008, when he prescribed five repeats of the anti-androgen therapy cyproterone acetate.

The patient, a former member of the sect, was on an extended