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The following media releases have been issued by the Commission

8 Feb 2016
Mr Brett McCann prohibited from providing counselling services
The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission completed its investigation into a complaint against non-registered health practitioner, counsellor, Brett McCann.
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4 Feb 2016
Mr Claude Fakhouri prohibited from providing massage services
The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission completed its investigation into a complaint against non-registered health practitioner, massage therapist, Claude Fakhouri.
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4 Feb 2016
Mr Richard Stoupel prohibited from providing massage services
The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission completed its investigation into a complaint against non-registered health practitioner, massage therapist, Richard Stoupel.
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28 Jan 2016
Dr Roger Flekser - unsatisfactory professional conduct and professional misconduct found
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted vascular registrar Dr Roger Flekser concerning his conduct in 2012 at St George Private Hospital and St George Public Hospital.
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28 Jan 2016
Updated media release - Dr Naleen Priyamanna - Registration cancelled
The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted Dr Naleen Priyamanna, a general practitioner employed by the Home Doctor Service, before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) in October 2015.
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27 Jan 2016
Dr Himanshu Roy - unsatisfactory professional conduct proven and cautioned
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted Dr Himanshu Roy, a radiologist, before a Professional Standards Committee (the Committee) concerning the quality of Dr Roy’s radiological reporting.
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19 Jan 2016
Mr Ronnie Obusan - finding of unsatisfactory professional conduct – reprimand and conditions
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted Mr Ronnie Obusan, a nurse, before a Professional Standards Committee between 12 – 14 October 2015.
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15 Jan 2016
Dr Zeitoun Athour – Registration cancelled
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted Dr Zeitoun Athour, a general practitioner, before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) alleging that he had engaged in unsatisfactory professional conduct and professional misconduct.
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15 Jan 2016
Mr Andrew Watson - disqualified for 18 months
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted Mr Andrew Watson, an enrolled nurse, before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“NCAT”) in relation to his inappropriate personal and sexual relationship with a respite care patient of the Mayfield Aged Care Facility.
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14 Jan 2016
Ms Katrina Ostendorf - finding of impairment – disqualified for one year
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted Ms Katrina Ostendorf, a registered nurse, before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT), on 22 July 2015. Ms Ostendorf did not attend the hearing and at the time of the hearing had surrendered her registration.
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