GP reprimanded for boundary breaches

Dr Farukh Tehseen had no previous psychiatry experience before he was employed at Wollongong Hospital by the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (LHD) between October 2011 and April 2012, shortly after he was registered to work in Australia.

A Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) Professional Standards Committee that conducted an inquiry into the matter last month also questioned the corporate risk taken by the LHD in giving Dr Tehseen, an international medical graduate with no experience in psychiatry a “relatively senior and