Anti-vax doctor banned from working after supplying fake vaccine exemptions

The Melbourne GP handed out more than 100 fake exemptions for unvaccinated children over two years.

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26/01/2022 11:32:00 AM

A Melbourne doctor who handed out 149 fake vaccination exemptions over two years and altered a letter from Victoria’s deputy chief health officer has been banned from practising. 7 NEWS

The Melbourne GP handed out more than 100 fake exemptions for unvaccinated children over two years.

.From August 2015 to August 2017, Piesse falsely completed 177 Medicare vaccination forms so families of unvaccinated children could claim commonwealth financial benefits for which they were not entitled under the “no jab, no play” policy.A Melbourne GP has been banned from practising for six years after handing out more than 100 fake exemptions for unvaccinated children. File image.

Credit:Getty ImagesIn 2017, Piesse altered a letter he received from Victoria’s then-deputy chief health officer Brett Sutton that raised concerns about the vaccination exemptions he was issuing.Piesse removed about three quarters of the letter’s text, turning it from one expressing concern to one that did no more than confirm the GP had the power to issue exemption certificates.

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Put him in jail !! The question is why a doctor is a anti-vax…what he knows?🤔 Covid is not real Anyone who says falsifying documents and forging signatures better hope no one does that to them as they are agreeing this prigg did the right thing. The rule is do no harm. Do we question if he has saved lives? Do we question the fact the vax is currently not working? Do we question the damage the government is doing? McGowan has been lying constantly, have we set precedence yet? Ok for one but not another?

Fantastic news Should go to jail🦁 Well done to that Melbourne doctor peddling that antivax nonsense,and those fraudulent vaccination certificates!. Hahahaha Good; he got a whole lot less than he should have though, he should have been rubbed out forever; then some… Good

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Good...heres your consrquence Good. That’s so wrong How does he only get 6yrs banned from practicing? He (pardon the pun) doctored a letter from Sutton ( Governmemt official) surely this is a jailable offense! The only thing fake is the integrity of the medical board, now totally sold out to a non liable, no oversight, pharma tyranny. The backhanders must be astounding to sell out public health

Good I’m glad he’s banned you do the crime you do the time

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“no jab, no play” rule .It comes as debate rages about children returning to school during the national Omicron outbreak.A sign spotted at a Sydney store reminding customers they are not allowed to print false vaccination certificates has generated a buzz online.Wed 26 Jan 2022 00.

From August 2015 to August 2017, Piesse falsely completed 177 Medicare vaccination forms so families of unvaccinated children could claim commonwealth financial benefits for which they were not entitled under the “no jab, no play” policy. A Melbourne GP has been banned from practising for six years after handing out more than 100 fake exemptions for unvaccinated children. The letters are advertised by Human Rights Advocates Australia – a group that labels itself as an organisation “fighting for human rights & against discrimination”. File image. It is unclear which Sydney store had an issue with customers using Officeworks printers to print fake certificates. Credit: Getty Images In 2017, Piesse altered a letter he received from Victoria’s then-deputy chief health officer Brett Sutton that raised concerns about the vaccination exemptions he was issuing. Stream your news live & on demand with Flash. Piesse removed about three quarters of the letter’s text, turning it from one expressing concern to one that did no more than confirm the GP had the power to issue exemption certificates. A person filming inside a car is heard saying “there’s Jacinda” and “​​Oh this is fun, we’re on a chase.

A copy of the letter was even provided to the Medical Board when it started investigating him and multiple copies were found when his practice was raided. New to Flash? Narelle Fraser is the marketing manager of Human Rights Advocates Australia. Software engineer Richard Nelson said digital versions of vaccination certificates would remain easy to fake until a digital signature was added, similar to what is being used for the European Union’s vaccine passports. Piesse refused to cooperate with the Board’s investigation and had also encouraged other medical practitioners to issue fake exemptions. He accepted all five accusations levelled against him. News. The tribunal found he had “shown little insight into the nature and implications of his conduct. The only party that has access to the vaccination status is the country that issued the certificate.” “From statements made by Dr Piesse himself during the hearing, it is apparent his acceptance is grudging,” it said.au has obtained one of the letters advertised. “Every day is faced with new and different experiences in this job … We are in an environment at the moment that does have an intensity to it that is unusual for New Zealand .

In orders made by VCAT on Monday, Piesse was banned from practising for six years, although he had already retired in 2018 once action started against him. . The letters originally cost $30 but the price has now been dropped to $25 and it reads as following: “To whom it may concern, “This letter is to inform you that (parent’s name) has discussed this issue of Covid-19 vaccinations with: • (child’s name) and it has been agreed together that, they DO NOT CONSENT to be vaccinated with any of the Covid-19 vaccinations. Breaching the health order attracts a maximum penalty of imprisonment for six months and up to a $11,000 fine.