Health Care Complaints Commission v Schmidt [2016] NSWCATOD 145

Decision date: 28 November 2016
“The appellant in these proceedings, the Health Care Complaints Commission (“HCCC”) has brought an appeal to this Tribunal from a decision of Delegates of the Medical Council of NSW constituted as a Professional Standards Committee to dismiss complaints of unsatisfactory professional conduct brought by the appellant against the respondent, Dr John Andrew Schmidt, a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist. It was alleged that the respondent had attended a social function on 30 October 2013, had consumed an amount of alcohol, and was relevantly affected thereby, and then, whilst on call, attended on a pregnant patient in a hospital.”
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