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Manning Base Hospital Taree - Dr Emil Gayed Complaints

The deeply troubling case of Dr Emil Gayed

HCCC prosecution against Dr Emil Gayed

Dr Emil Gayed was a registered medical practitioner and he held a specialty in obstetrics and gynaecology.

From 1990 onward he practised in NSW regional towns and at some hospitals on Sydney’s northern beaches.…

Wrongful Birth Claims - Fragile X

Wrongful birth claims – Fragile X

The term “Wrongful Birth” in the context of a claim for damages refers to a type of medical negligence claim brought against a doctor, hospital or other health provider for negligent advice and treatment which deprives parents of the choice …

Professional Boundaries In The Doctor Patient Relationship

Professional boundaries and the doctor-patient relationship

The recent NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“NCAT”) decision finding Dr Aamer Sultan guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 7 April 2017 is a timely reminder of a medical practitioners’ duty to maintain professional boundaries with patients.

Dr Sultan was …

Staff stories: Conrad Curry

I left school when I was 16. Being from a single parent family I was expected to work as soon as I could, so I did a trade at BHP as a fitter and turner. At the end of that …

Access To Medical Records

Access to my hospital or doctor’s medical records

Accessing Personal Medical Records

In New South Wales the general position is that a health practitioner or organisation is said to own the medical records they create. However, in most cases a person is still able to access their personal …