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Issues: Medical council remedies leave doctors with bad taste in mouth

Mar 18, 2019 - The Edge Singapore

On March 11, psychiatrist Dr Munidasa Winslow received an email from a patient's father. The latter detailed his daughter's condition, then asked Winslow for advice on medication.

The doctor turned him down. "I said, 'Sorry, I can't talk to you; you have to get your daughter to contact me or make an appointment herself,'" says Winslow. The doctor knew the patient and her father well. In the past, he would have just answered the father and copied the daughter in the email since the pair usu...