Soo Shuenn Chiang, Singapore Psychiatrist, guilty of failing to maintain patient confidentiality

Today S$50,000 fine for psychiatrist who failed to protect patient’s confidential info By Neo Chat Chin March 6, 2019 SINGAPORE — A psychiatrist from the National University Hospital (NUH) has been fined S$50,000 for failing to verify a caller’s identity before writing a memo to refer a patient to the Institute of Mental Health. The […]

Judge Gives Singapore Psychiatrist “one last chance”

The Straits Times Judge’s ultimatum to witness: Appear or risk arrest By Walter Sim May 10, 2013 SINGAPORE – A psychiatrist who was supposed to testify in the sex-for-grades corruption trial was on Tuesday given “one last chance” to appear, or risk being arrested and hauled to court. Chief District Judge Tan Siong Thye issued […]

Siew Hin Chin, Singapore Psychiatrist, Suspended – failed to properly evaluate patient’s condition before giving him drugs

Straits Times Psychiatrist suspended, fined for irresponsible drug prescription By Linette Lai February 21, 2018 SINGAPORE – A 63-year-old psychiatrist has been suspended for six months and fined $15,000 for prescribing medication to a patient, despite knowing that he was at risk of abusing it. Dr Siew Hin Chin also failed to carry out a […]

Solomon Wong Kee Miew – Psychiatrist Suspended for Sex with Patient

Today IMH psychiatrist suspended for affair with patient July 19, 2014 SINGAPORE — A psychiatrist at the Institute of Mental Health who initiated an affair with a patient he was seeing has been suspended from practice for 24 months, the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) said yesterday. Dr Solomon Wong Kee Miew, 42, started seeing the […]