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Bryan Betty: "We need to have trust in the behaviour of doctors"

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Tue, 11 Jan 2022, 10:29am
Dr Jonie Girouard is an unvaccinated GP who was captured in an undercover Newshub sting late last year issuing fake exemption certificates.
Dr Jonie Girouard is an unvaccinated GP who was captured in an undercover Newshub sting late last year issuing fake exemption certificates.

Bryan Betty: "We need to have trust in the behaviour of doctors"

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 11 Jan 2022, 10:29am

A health expert says it's important there's continued checks and balances for doctors. 

The medical council has taken action against a North Canterbury doctor, under investigation for allegedly issuing fake vaccine exemptions.  

They've confirmed Dr Jonie Girouard won't be able to practise medicine at all in New Zealand.  

Bryan Betty from the Royal College of GPs' supports the move. 

“We need to have trust in the system, we need to have trust in the behaviour of doctors which are held to very high standards, and it is important that these issues are dealt with appropriately through the system.” 

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