Tristar boss responds to claims his rural corporate is in trouble

Dr Khaled El-Sheikh insists his doctors are being paid and the company will not close down
Staff writers
Dr Khaled El-Sheikh
Dr Khaled El-Sheikh.

Tristar says it has been under financial stress but has denied claims that it is going under, or failing to pay suppliers, its staff and some of its own doctors.

The bulk-billing corporate has been controversial — particularly its use of IMG doctors on limited registration working under supervision; supervision that its critics claim is not always adequate.