Tribunal decisions to go online

The case – in which the doctor was instead given an unprofessional conduct finding – was one of dozens published online by the national regulator as part of a push to improve its transparency and give health practitioners a clearer idea of what punishment it would give various misdoings.

The agency last month started posting on its website de-identified panel findings dating back to 2010, with additional detail for those deemed to have “clinical value”.

A spokesperson said the process was also aimed at informing the profession about the medical board’s expectations.