Wednesday, February 02, 2005

B.C. doctor is suspended for two years for countersigning U.S. prescriptions

From the Canadian Press:
A doctor will lose his livelihood for two years because he countersigned prescriptions so U.S. patients could get cheaper medicine.

Dr. Daljit Singh Herar of suburban Surrey admitted to being guilty of infamous conduct for not seeing the patients face to face before signing prescriptions, failing to keep proper records and then lying about it. "I would call that a very major offence," said Dr. Doug Blackman, the deputy registrar of the B.C. College of Physicians and Surgeons. more...

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