Paediatrician denies urging dad to beat sons

A paediatrician who denies advising a father to beat his twin sons “to within an inch” of their lives has been found guilty of unprofessional conduct.

In November 2008, Dr David Evan Roberts diagnosed the then eight-year-old children with ADHD and prescribed them methylphenidate.

The Perth specialist also consulted with the boys' mother on a regular basis. According to the WA State Administrative Tribunal, it was his practice to either type