NSW psychiatrist suspended for misconduct

A Sydney psychiatrist has been suspended for misconduct including telling an alleged child sex offender "in other countries it is legal" and "back in Greek times it was OK".

Dr Ian De Saxe also was found to have told the patient: "I'm willing to lie for you and willing to write you a report. Get your solicitor to contact me and I will talk to him"; and to have invited the patient to perform oral sex on him.

The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal on Tuesday found him guilty of professional misconduct in relation to three patients and