PSR lawsuit raised as cases dropped

THE troubled Professional Services Review (PSR), already under scrutiny from the Federal Health Department and the AMA, may soon face a possible class action, after it was forced to abandon all cases before its committees.

A department spokesman confirmed last week that each of the 39 cases that had been before PSR committees had been dropped and would no longer be pursued, following the forced resignation of the PSR panellists in November last year.

Sydney GP Dr Allan Laughlin, one of the 39