Court clears doctor who was suspended for giving inadequate medical leave

A doctor who was suspended for six months by a disciplinary tribunal for not giving a worker enough time to recover after fracturing a finger has been cleared by the Court of Three Judges.

Both the doctor and the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) had appealed against the suspension, with the SMC wanting it to be increased to two years.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 29, 2019, with the headline 'Court clears doctor who was suspended for giving inadequate medical leave'. Print Edition | Subscribe