Surgeon who overdosed patient and didn't send her to ICU suspended for a year

A photo taken on April 14, 2014, shows Dr Edward Foo leaving the State Courts. He is also facing another suit over the death of Ms Mandy Yeong during a liposuction procedure.
A photo taken on April 14, 2014, shows Dr Edward Foo leaving the State Courts. He is also facing another suit over the death of Ms Mandy Yeong during a liposuction procedure.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A surgeon has been suspended for a year after he overdosed a patient, then did not send her to intensive care when her condition deteriorated.

The patient, who was having her uterus, cervix, ovaries and fallopian tubes removed, died.

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