Psychiatrist’s role in Lindt Cafe siege suboptimal


State Coroner of New South Wales his Hon Michael Barnes, handed down his Finding into the 2014 Lindt Cafe siege in Martin Place, Sydney.

Summing up medical advice:  Psychiatrist’s role was suboptimal.

MEAG COMMENT:  Police didn’t shoot the terrorist because the consultant doctor said he wasn’t dangerous.  Another warped medical opinion believed.  The psychiatrist provided erroneous advice which didn’t help the  process.



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