The Courier-Mail



SURGEONS ‘DRIVEN OUT’ BY OFFICIALS Queensland Health “drove out” two highly qualified, Australian­trained surgeons from Bundaberg, leaving the door wide open for the lethal Dr Jayant Patel to walk in, the health inquiry was told last night. Australian Medical Associatio­n Queensland president Dr David Molloy said the story of their departure was ”typical” of Queensland Health’s preference for malleable junior doctors over experience­d but ”difficult” specialist­s.

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