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The Health Ombudsman, through the Director of Proceedings, may take disciplinary matters against registered health practitioners to QCAT for determination. In addition, QCAT has jurisdiction to deal with matters relating to unregistered health practitioners where they pose a serious risk to the public.


Health Ombudsman v Creagh-Scott [2019] QCAT 69

The matter of Health Ombudsman v Creagh-Scott was heard by Deputy President Judge Allen in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT). The Tribunal found the practitioner had behaved in a way that constitutes professional misconduct, was reprimanded and disqualified from applying for registration for a period of three years and six months. The practitioner is permanently prohibited from providing any health service in a clinical or non-clinical capacity (paid or otherwise) to any person under the age of eighteen years.

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Health Ombudsman v Wood [2019] QCAT 35

The matter of Health Ombudsman v Wood was heard by Deputy President Judge Allen in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT). The Tribunal found the practitioner had behaved in a way that constitutes professional misconduct, was reprimanded and disqualified from applying for registration for a period of twelve months.

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Health Ombudsman v Mak [2019] QCAT 24

The matter of Health Ombudsman v Mak was heard by Deputy President Judge Allen in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT). The Tribunal found the practitioner had behaved in a way that constitutes professional misconduct, was reprimanded and disqualified from applying for registration for a period of three years.

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Health Ombudsman v Euston [2018] QCAT 421

In August and November 2018, the matter of Health Ombudsman v Euston was heard by Deputy President Judge Sheridan in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT). The Tribunal found the practitioner made statements which he knew or ought to have known were false, namely his denial that he had ever supplied dangerous drugs or that he had ever been in possession of dangerous drugs.

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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.

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