Dr Jamal Moussa – medical practitioner – cancellation; prohibition order and non-review period of 12 months

11 March 2022

The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted a complaint against medical practitioner, Dr Jamal Moussa before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (‘the Tribunal’). It was alleged that between 12 September 2018 to 6 February 2019, the practitioner:

  • failed to appropriately diagnose and manage Patient A’s medical conditions;
  • inappropriately prescribed schedule 4 and 8 medications to Patient A;
  • breached record keeping requirements under the National Law regulation;
  • failed to appropriately manage Patient A’s daughter’s asthma diagnosis;
  • amongst other conduct, breached professional boundaries by inviting Patient A to his home, and engaging in a sexual act, shortly after ceasing a therapeutic relationship with her.

On 4 November 2021, the Tribunal found majority of the complaint proven. The Tribunal found Dr Moussa guilty of professional misconduct. The Stage 1 media release may be here: NSW Caselaw.

In its decision of 3 March 2022, the Tribunal cancelled Dr Moussa’s registration, prohibited him from providing any health services, and ordered that he not be able to seek review that decision for a period of one year.

The full decision can be found here: NSW Caselaw.

Further Information

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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