Colagrande v Health Ombudsman [2017] QCAT 107

Delivered on: 18 and 21 April 2017
“PROFESSIONS AND TRADES – HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS – MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS – DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS – OTHER MATTERS – where the practitioner was convicted by a jury of sexual assault of a patient – where the practitioner was sentenced to nine months imprisonment, wholly suspended for 18 months – where the Health Ombudsman took immediate action in relation to the practitioner under s 58 of the Health Ombudsman Act 2013 (Qld) – where the immediate action imposed a condition that the practitioner must not have contact with female patients – whether the Tribunal believes the action is necessary to protect public health or safety.”
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