Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012

SINGAPORE – Thee doctors have been charged for practising without valid certificates from the Singapore Medical Council (SMC).

The Straits Times reported that the three had written to SMC to request for practising certificates and had falsely declared that they had not been involved in clinical practice before.

Gladys Wong Mei Ling, 47, was found to have illegally practised at Healthpoint Family Clinic and Surgery at Tanglin Halt Road from Jan 3 to 31.

Roy Chio Han Sin, 39, allegedly illegally practised at Dr Chio Aesthetic and Laser Centre and at Famicare Bedok Clinic in Bedok South Avenue 3 from Nov 1, 2011 to Feb 17, 2012.

Ng Hor Liang allegedly practised at at Bukit Batok West Clinic from Jan 1 to Feb 10.

If found guilty, each person can be fined up to $100,000 and jailed for 12 months.

The three are also facing charges for their false declarations, for which they can be each fined up to $10,000 and jailed for up to two years.

yamadak@sph.com.sg

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