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Hospital fires psychiatrist after patient files sexual harassment complaint
July 17, 2019

Kota Damansara Thomson Hospital psychiatrist

Kota Damansara Thomson Hospital psychiatrist

PETALING JAYA: The Kota Damansara Thomson Hospital has terminated the services of a consultant psychiatrist after he was accused of sexually harassing a patient.

In addition, the hospital said in a statement that the case had been referred to the police and the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) for further action.

According to the hospital, it initially suspended the psychiatrist on July 6 pending an internal inquiry following a complaint from the patient.

After the inquiry was conducted, the management decided to terminate the psychiatrist’s services effective on Monday (July 15).

The hospital said it would not make further comments on the matter.