Doctors reminded to give injured workers the rest they need

MOM has referred three doctors to SMC since last year and watchdog is investigating cases

Foreign workers rest on a park connector along Geylang River on Oct 12, 2018.
Foreign workers rest on a park connector along Geylang River on Oct 12, 2018. ST PHOTO: JASMINE CHOONG

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is concerned that some doctors are not giving injured workers the rest they need.

Since last year, it has referred three doctors to the Singapore Medical Council (SMC), the professional watchdog, which is investigating the cases.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 19, 2018, with the headline 'Docs reminded to give injured workers the rest they need'. Subscribe