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.
For further information, contact the Executive Officer of the Health Care Complaints Commission, on 9219 7444 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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