Medical board to resume Patel action

The announcement was made this afternoon shortly after the 63-year-old was sentenced in the Brisbane District Court for fraudulently working as a doctor in Queensland between 2003 and 2005.

In a statement, the board and AHPRA said it had served Dr Patel with a referral notice alleging that he had “provided false and misleading information in relation to his applications for registration (on two occasions)”.

“The clinical care provided to a number of patients [by Dr Patel] was below the standard reasonably