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The following media releases have been issued by the Commission

30 Oct 2014
Mr Orlando Marquinez RN – registration cancelled
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted Mr Orlando Marquinez, a registered nurse, before the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal.
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30 Oct 2014
Mr Tan Nguyen –registration cancelled
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted Mr Tan Nguyen, a suspended pharmacist, before the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal.
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30 Oct 2014
Dr Kim Street – disqualified from being registered as a medical practitioner for 18 months
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted Dr Kim Street, a former medical practitioner who practised as a psychiatrist, before the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal
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28 Oct 2014
Mr Ian Haris (formerly known as Dr Ian Raymond Gregory) - Commission makes a prohibition order
The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission has completed its investigation into a complaint concerning the conduct of Mr Ian Haris (formerly known as Dr Ian Raymond Gregory), in relation to: - the administration of Schedule 4 cosmetic injectables without the direction or supervision of a registered medical practitioner - possessing and intending to administer a medication not listed on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods - providing health services as a cosmetic therapist whilst suffering from a physical and/or mental impairment.
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23 Oct 2014
Mr Robert Jarvis - permanently prohibited from providing any health services
The NSW Health Care Complaints Commission has completed its investigation into a complaint concerning the conduct of Mr Robert Jarvis, in his capacity as a meditation instructor at the Wollongong Wellness Centre. The Commission determined that Mr Jarvis has breached the NSW Code of Conduct for Unregistered Health Practitioners when he failed to provide a health service in a safe and ethical manner.
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20 Oct 2014
Dr Lamorna Osborne – suspended for six months and conditions imposed
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted Dr Lamorna Osborne, a general practitioner, before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal. The prosecution related to Dr Osborne’s treatment of two patients receiving palliative care at the Pacific Heights Nursing Home, specifically the quantity of morphine prescribed and the method of administration. The Commission also alleged that Dr Osborne was impaired as she was suffering a major depressive disorder.
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17 Oct 2014
Mr Maged Sedrak – Tribunal finds professional misconduct
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted Mr Maged Sedrak, a pharmacist, before the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal.The prosecution was in relation to Mr Sedrak’s supply and dispensing of various medications including human growth hormones, his failure to maintain appropriate records and failure to provide records and information to the Commission.
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16 Oct 2014
Dr Paul Bours – Tribunal finds professional misconduct
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted Dr Paul Bours, a Podiatric Surgeon, before the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal. The prosecution was in relation to Dr Bours' care and treatment of four patients, improper and unethical conduct relating to his profession and breaches of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1966 (NSW).
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29 Sep 2014
Dr Errol Bernard Tompkins - reprimanded and conditions imposed by Medical Professional Standards Committee
The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted Dr Errol Bernard Tompkins, a psychiatrist, before a Medical Professional Standards Committee.
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26 Sep 2014
Dr Wendy Goh – disqualified from practice for one year
On 26 September 2014, the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal handed down a decision in relation to a complaint prosecuted by the Commission concerning Dr Wendy Goh
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