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Health Ombudsman v HSK [2018] QCAT 419

On 12 December 2018, the matter of Health Ombudsman v HSK was heard by Deputy President Judge Sheridan in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT). The Tribunal found the practitioner’s behaviour amounted to professional misconduct and reprimanded the practitioner.

The Health Ombudsman referred this matter to QCAT regarding a health practitioner engaging in two instances of conduct constituting a breach of professional boundaries between herself and two patients.

In this matter, the practitioner admitted her conduct amounted to professional misconduct.

On 19 December 2018, the Tribunal delivered its findings. The Tribunal found the practitioner’s behaviour amounted to professional misconduct and reprimanded the practitioner.