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Things are looking up for the medical profession. Really.

The public outcry against judgments given to two doctors is forcing the medical fraternity and the Health Ministry to relook the entire disciplinary process for doctors. That can result in needed change.

Things are looking good in the medical profession.

No, I'm not being sarcastic and yes, I am aware of all the brouhaha over the fines imposed on two doctors earlier this year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 21, 2019, with the headline 'Things are looking up for the medical profession. Really.'. Print Edition | Subscribe