'Subservient' GP fails to overturn 18-month ban

A “subservient” GP who claimed to have copied her senior colleagues in prescribing to doctor-shoppers has failed to overturn her 18-month ban.

Dr Mengyi Chen was banned in November after being found to have written numerous inappropriate prescriptions.

One patient, who was registered with NSW’s opioid treatment program, was given 1000 tablets of oxycodone over 21 months.