Docs advised not to join review websites that use patient feedback and ratings

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SINGAPORE - The Singapore Medical Council (SMC) has asked doctors to refrain from joining review websites they can pay to help create content to make their profiles more visible on search engines.

This comes in the wake of a group of doctors crying foul over not having the option to pull out of DoctorxDentist (DxD), an online platform that carries health content, reviews and ratings of doctors.

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