Obstetrician wrongly accused of substandard care of patients he had never treated: tribunal

Dr George Campbell du Toit said the immediate action taken against him effectively resulted in his suspension as an obstetrician.
Dr George Campbell du Toit. Photo: Westpix.

A former director of O&G accused of dangerous practice has won his legal fight against an emergency ban on performing or assisting in surgical procedures.

The case of Dr George Campbell du Toit, who was originally suspended from Queensland’s Mackay Base Hospital in 2021 a year after he was appointed, has again raised questions about the use of emergency powers against doctors.