HQCC yet to investigate doctor for turning off life support

Health Quality and Complaints Commission (HQCC) adjunct professor Russell Stitz told ABC Radio on Thursday morning the panel could not investigate the allegation until it received a formal complaint about the issue.

"It's not something that we are aware of so we can't say anything more than that because we haven't had a complaint made about that particular issue," Professor Stitz said.

The allegation was first raised late last month by Joanne Barber, a former senior investigator for the Medical Board of Queensland.

She provided the Crime and Misconduct Commission with