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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 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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Health Ombudsman v Hardy [2018] QCAT 416

The matter of Health Ombudsman v Hardy was heard by Deputy President Judge Sheridan in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT). The Tribunal found the practitioner had behaved in a way that constitutes professional misconduct, unprofessional conduct and was reprimanded.

 

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Health Ombudsman v Armstrong [2018] QCAT 382

On 22 March 2018, the matter of Health Ombudsman v Armstrong was heard by Deputy President Sheridan in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT). The Tribunal found the practitioner’s behaviour amounted to professional misconduct, cancelled her registration and disqualified her from applying for registration for a period of two years.

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Health Ombudsman v Kimpton [2018] QCAT 405

The matter of Health Ombudsman v Kimpton was heard by Deputy President Judge Sheridan in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT). The Tribunal found the practitioner had behaved in a way that constitutes professional misconduct and was reprimanded.

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