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Workgroup to review doctors' taking of informed consent, medical council's disciplinary processes

Mar 15, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)
Board and Executive Moves

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has appointed a 12-member workgroup to review the taking of informed consent by doctors and the disciplinary processes of the Singapore Medical Council (SMC).

The members include medical and legal professionals, as well as laypersons, MOH said yesterday.

Associate Professor Ng Wai Hoe, medical director at the National Neuroscience Institute and deputy group chairman of the SingHealth Medical Board, and Ms Kuah Boon Theng, managing director of law firm L...