Qld ombudsman would ‘humiliate’

GP and vice-president of indemnifier MDA National, Dr Beres Wenck, said the powers could lead to doctors being publicly named and shamed without due process.

“[Such measures] undermine the national scheme and further entrench some of the unintended and detrimental consequences of the National Law upon patients and medical practitioners,” Dr Wenck said.

“Threatening doctors with public humiliation can only exacerbate issues that threaten patient safety.”

State Health Minister Lawrence Springborg tabled legislation for

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