Workaholic GP's legal battle ends

A GP has been cleared to continue practising after a four-year legal battle over claims his long working hours put patient safety at risk.

Dr Paul McGinity (pictured), a GP in Scottsdale Tasmania, is allowed to keep working in the community where he has practised for the past 35 years, after a mediated resolution by the Tasmanian Health Practitioners Tribunal earlier this month.

However, conditions will remain on the 71-year-old’s registration, forbidding him from working more than 10 hours a day or 60 hours a week. He must also