Nearly 100 complaints in three days against psychiatrist Graham Burrows

July 20, 2011

According to the June 23, 2011 Herald Sun (Australia), the Medical Council of Victoria is monitoring allegations made by patients against University of Melbourne psychiatric professor Graham Burrows.

According to a television news investigation, nearly 100 people came forward against Burrows in a three-day period, with complaints including over-medicating, conducting 30 second consultations and having conflicts of interest with pharmaceutical companies.

The Director of the Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council called for the Victorian Government to launch an independent review of Burrows’ practice.

Source: Lucie van den Berg, “Heat turns on Melbourne University Professor amid allegations,” Herald Sun, June 23, 2011. 

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