Doctor struck off for wrongly declaring cause of death

Kwan Kah Yee had pleaded guilty to wrongfully certifying the cause of death. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - A doctor has been struck off the Register of Medical Practitioners for wrongly certifying the cause of death. This is the fourth time he has been found guilty of doing this.

On March 17, 2013, following a call from the dead person's mother, Dr Kwan Kah Yee went to the home of the dead person, who had been found face down on the mattress in the master bedroom.

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