Should corporates monitor poorly performing doctors?

A major corporate has been blasted by a medical tribunal for failing to supervise a GP after she was found guilty of professional misconduct.

According to the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Primary Health Care had risked public safety by failing to supervise Dr Syeda Tausif, who was found guilty of professional misconduct for prescribing unsafe doses of opioids to patients with drug dependencies,

The issue has raised questions about the legal responsibilities of corporates to support poorly performing doctors.

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