CGH cancer case: Medical council clears specialist

The patient, Ms Noor Azlin Abdul Rahman, died earlier this month.
The patient, Ms Noor Azlin Abdul Rahman, died earlier this month.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

The Singapore Medical Council (SMC) has said there was no professional misconduct on the part of a specialist whom the Court of Appeal found to be "in breach of his duty of care" to a patient.

The patient, Ms Noor Azlin Abdul Rahman, who won her case against Changi General Hospital (CGH) for not detecting and treating her cancer early, had also filed complaints with the Singapore Medical Council against three doctors who treated her. She died earlier this month.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 10, 2019, with the headline 'CGH cancer case: Medical council clears specialist'. Print Edition | Subscribe