More doctors facing action over inadequate MCs

Companies have to report incidents to MOM when workers are given more than three days of sick leave for an injury.
Companies have to report incidents to MOM when workers are given more than three days of sick leave for an injury.PHOTO: ST FILE

2 found guilty this year of not giving injured workers enough rest; other cases ongoing

More doctors could find themselves in trouble for not giving injured workers sufficient time off work to recover.

Earlier this year, the Singapore Medical Council's (SMC) disciplinary tribunals found two doctors guilty of not giving injured workers sufficient rest following serious injury, possibly doing so to help the employers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 23, 2018, with the headline 'More doctors facing action over inadequate MCs'. Print Edition | Subscribe