Surgeon Susan Lim loses appeal to stop inquiry in UK

The Singapore Medical Council suspended Dr Susan Lim from practice for three years in 2012 after she billed a patient excessively in August 2007.
The Singapore Medical Council suspended Dr Susan Lim from practice for three years in 2012 after she billed a patient excessively in August 2007.PHOTO: THE BUSINESS TIMES

British appeals court finds Susan Lim had duty to report 2012 misconduct ruling in S'pore to UK medical council

Six years after she was suspended for professional misconduct, Singapore surgeon Susan Lim has been dealt a fresh blow by the United Kingdom's Court of Appeal.

The UK's General Medical Council (GMC) had taken issue with Dr Lim for failing to notify it of the Singapore Medical Council's (SMC) 2012 decision to suspend her from practice for three years after she billed a patient excessively in August 2007.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 23, 2018, with the headline 'Surgeon loses appeal to stop inquiry in UK'. Print Edition | Subscribe