Senior doctor suspended after sexual misconduct claims

Accusations against the doctor were aired in Queensland parliament this week

A surgeon accused of professional negligence and asking his female colleagues for sexual favours has been suspended.


Health officials are investigating claims of sexual and professional misconduct contained in a dossier of letters written by medical practitioners and tabled in Queensland Parliament this week.

A spokesperson for the state’s Metro North Hospital and Health Service said on Thursday they could not comment on active investigations, but confirmed one of its staff members had been suspended.

The surgeon, who Australian Doctor