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  1. Colagrande v Health Ombudsman (No. 2) [2017] QCAT 406

    27 March 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    Consideration of an application for costs to be paid by the Health Ombudsman arising out of a decision of the Tribunal on 18 and 21 April 2017. Delivered on 30 November 2017. Facts In the substantive proceedings, brought pursuant to section 63 of the...

  2. Medical Board of Australia v Pearse (No. 2) [2018] QCAT 24

    27 March 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    Consideration of an application by the registrant for costs, some portion on an indemnity basis. Delivered on 1 February 2018. Facts On 4 November 2015, the Tribunal dismissed a referral by the Medical Board (the Board) in which it alleged that the...

  3. Medical Board of Australia v XY [2017] QCAT 443

    27 March 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    Consideration of appropriate sanction given admitted professional misconduct. Consideration of whether the continuance of a non-publication order was appropriate. Delivered on 21 December 2017. Facts In August 2012, nurses employed by the respondent made...

  4. Case Review: Zaphir ats Health Ombudsman [2017] QCAT 193

    3 August 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    Delivered on 30 May 2017 Facts Mr Zaphir provided health services under the business name ‘Dynamic Therapies’. Mr Zaphir was not a medical practitioner and had previously been convicted for holding himself out as such, and for offences...

  5. Case Review: Colagrande v Health Ombudsman [2017] QCAT 108

    3 August 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    Delivered on 18 and 21 April 2017 Facts Dr Colagrande is a cosmetic surgeon. On 17 February 2017, the Health Ombudsman decided to take immediate action under section 58 of the Health Ombudsman Act 2013 (Qld) (HO Act). That action was taken without first...

  6. Case Review: Medical Board of Australia v Azam (No.2) [2017] QCA 2206

    3 August 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    Delivered on 17 June 2017 Facts In its decision of 29 May 2017[1], QCAT found that Dr Azam had behaved in a manner that constituted professional misconduct. The misconduct proceedings against Dr Azam involved consideration of seven separate allegations...

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