Doctor worked illegally as locum while serving bond as medical officer at hospital

The young doctor also gave himself medical leave on four occasions so he could work at the clinic instead of at the public hospital where he was posted.
The young doctor also gave himself medical leave on four occasions so he could work at the clinic instead of at the public hospital where he was posted.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A young doctor serving his bond as a medical officer (MO) worked illegally as a locum at a clinic to earn extra money so he could visit his former girlfriend in Canada.

Dr Joel Arun Sursas, whose age was not given, admitted to earning $13,000 as a locum on 47 occasions between July and December 2015.

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