GP suspended for treating family members

Melbourne-based Dr Nicholas Sevdalis saw two relatives 141 times in under a year

A Melbourne GP has been suspended for six months for treating two close relatives more than 140 times in one year and for giving 23 patients IV antibiotics in their homes.

Dr Nicholas Sevdalis repeatedly administered injections of ketorolac trometamol for back pain to his family members, as well as IV antibiotics for sinusitis, according to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.