Sydney GP struck off for ‘reckless’ misconduct

A Sydney doctor has been deregistered for inappropriately prescribing opioids and benzodiazepines to drug-dependent patients.

Dr Kelvin Lo, who has delivered seminars on drug dependency, has had his registration cancelled for a minimum of two years after the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal found he had engaged in professional misconduct.

The tribunal commented that Dr Lo’s conduct in prescribing Schedule 8 and Schedule 4D drugs