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Australia Surgeons Involved In Cartel Behaviour

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A Fairfax Media investigation has found two overseas-trained surgeons with compelling claims of bullying, professional mobbing and anti-competitive behaviour that reach into the powerful college of surgeons – a secretive group that largely controls the supply of surgeons in Australia, and allegedly, the level of competition and fees they can charge.

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Health care professionals should always put the wellbeing and recovery of a patient first. Certainly before money. maybe they should volunteer in a 3rd world country so they can understand.
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Health care professionals should always put the wellbeing and recovery of a patient first. Certainly before money. maybe they should volunteer in a 3rd world country so they can understand.
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Health care professionals should always put the wellbeing and recovery of a patient first. Certainly before money. maybe they should volunteer in a 3rd world country so they can understand.
Believe or not some people become doctors for the money and care nothing about the life of another person. It may be hard to believe but that is just the way it is sometimes.
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The London-trained surgeon had recently arrived in Australia to hone his microsurgery skills in 2011 when a local doyen of plastic surgery allegedly said something curiously combative.
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Australian surgeons accused of cartel behaviour – The Sydney Morning Herald.Patrick Tansley was mingling at a party when the first warning shot was apparently fired. The London-trained surgeon had recently arrived in Australia to hone his microsurgery skills in 2011 when a local doyen of plastic surgery allegedly said
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I am sure this goes on all around the world. It is always tempting to take the money and do bad things when you are in a position like this. It is a shame he did not go to school to help people. He is only interested in ripping them off.
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While the migrant went on to pass the exam another year, the college’s investigation has infuriated an American-trained surgeon who wants to be known only as Dr P for fear of repercussions. Dr P told Fairfax Media that when he listened to the recording, he lost all faith in the college’s ability to fairly assess overseas-trained doctors and local trainees.

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It is amazing the places you can find scum. Who would think someone with such skill and the ability to help people would turn out to be down right self centered.
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But during the recording, two leading surgeons discuss the candidate's migrant background, talk about the local doctors' views of him, and decide to measure him against how others perform on the day. This last decision leads the examiners to lower his score so he fails. At the time, one of the examiners worked in the same city as the overseas-trained candidate who failed the high stakes exam.

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