Health regulators failed to deal with pedophile GP

COMPLAINTS bodies knew about sexual abuse complaints against a GP in 1992 but failed to act for almost two decades, putting more children at risk, an inquiry has found.

There may be other victims of convicted pedophile Dr John Phillip Rolleston who have never come forward, according to the child abuse royal commission's report, released on Wednesday.

NSW health care regulators received allegations about Dr Rolleston sexually abusing boys from 1992. Yet the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission did not tell police about two victims' complaints,