Dr Mahbub Hasan – Medical practitioner - Unsatisfactory professional conduct and professional misconduct

21 October 2021

The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted a complaint against Dr Mahbub Hasan, medical practitioner, before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (‘The Tribunal’). It was alleged that between February and May 2019, while working at a hospital, Dr Hasan engaged in inappropriate conduct towards a female registered nurse, including several inappropriate comments and inappropriate touching of the nurse on a number of occasions.

On 12 October 2021, the Tribunal found Dr Hasan guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct and professional misconduct. The Tribunal found that Dr Hasan’s conduct was unacceptable and breached acceptable personal boundaries. The Tribunal will determine protective orders following a further (Stage 2) hearing.

The full decision can be found at NSW Caselaw here.

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For further information, contact the Executive Officer of the Health Care Complaints Commission, on 9219 7444 or send an email to media@hccc.nsw.gov.au.

The information in this media release is correct at the time of publication. Orders may change; for example, conditions may no longer apply.  For current information regarding the status of a registered health practitioner, including any conditions that currently apply, please check the National Register at www.ahpra.gov.au.

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