Two more clinics face revocation of license because of law violations

Inspectors from the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday said that People’s Committee decided to revoke licenses of two clinics for law violations

The two clinics are the general clinic at 1503-1509 street 3/2 in district 11 and Thanh Thai general clinic in 87-89 Thanh Thai street in district 10.
In addition to facing revocation of license in six months, the first one was also fined VND210 million because it has provided unlicensed medical services and doctors have no permits of practice. Moreover, its facility failed to meet the requirement.
Thanh Thai clinic has been suspended from operation in four months and half for providing illegal medical services, not fully writing patients’ record as per the regulation. The clinic’s doctors are not fluent in speaking Vietnamese while providing examination and treatment. The clinic paid fine of VND160 million ($7,044)
The health authority asked inspectors to issue harsh punishment to clinics with foreign medical workers which failed to meeting treatment regulations as well as penalties on Vietnamese and foreign doctors who are responsible for operation of clinics.

By THAO NGA - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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