Doctor suspended for offensive posts on HardwareZone

The Medical Board of Australia had taken Dr Lee Kwan Chen, 31, who is now based in Victoria state, to the Tasmanian Health Practitioners Tribunal for professional misconduct over numerous inappropriate and offensive statements online.
The Medical Board of Australia had taken Dr Lee Kwan Chen, 31, who is now based in Victoria state, to the Tasmanian Health Practitioners Tribunal for professional misconduct over numerous inappropriate and offensive statements online.PHOTO: ST FILE

Aussie tribunal imposes 6-week ban over remarks on S'pore portal

An Australian medical tribunal, riled by lurid posts that an errant doctor placed on Singapore tech portal HardwareZone's forums, has banned him from six weeks' practice and ordered him to undergo lessons in ethical behaviour and communications, particularly in the use of social media.

The Medical Board of Australia had taken Dr Lee Kwan Chen, 31, who is now based in Victoria state, to the Tasmanian Health Practitioners Tribunal for professional misconduct over numerous inappropriate and offensive statements online.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 22, 2019, with the headline 'Doctor suspended for offensive posts on HardwareZone'. Print Edition | Subscribe