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Doctor in the House: Are Private Hospitals Liable for Medical Negligence? 

Dr George Lee, Consultant Urologist | Charlaine Chin, Partner, Raja, Darryl & Loh

22-Mar-24 16:00

Doctor in the House: Are Private Hospitals Liable for Medical Negligence? 

The Federal Court recently ruled that private hospitals can also be held liable for medical negligence, meaning that not all the responsibility falls on the doctor alone. What does this mean for the private healthcare system and thus on patients’ healthcare experiences in the private sector? We find out from Charlaine Chin, medico-legal lawyer and Treasurer of the Medico-Legal Society of Malaysia. 


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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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