Ketamine GP can return to practice after two-year ban

Dr Leimin Chen will be reregistered after a tribunal found he now recognised it was wrong to prescribe ketamine for severe depression

A former GP registrar banned after prescribing ketamine for severe treatment-resistant depression has been given the green light to reapply for GP training, after his registration was reinstated. 

Dr Leimin Chen.

Dr Leimin Chen was a registrar in Alice Springs when he was deregistered in 2018 for offering ketamine injections off-label to patients four years earlier.

At the time, he had been

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