Doctor avoids jail after accepting suicide request

Doctor avoids jail after accepting suicide request

July 10, 2019, 10:18 a.m.
A doctor has avoided jail after assisting the suicide of a woman who was mentally ill.  
Swiss doctors caught up in new language rules

Swiss doctors caught up in new language rules

July 10, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
Swiss doctors are being caught up in new regulations requiring foreign doctors to be able to prove they can speak the...
Woman sues doctor over child's hereditary disease

Woman sues doctor over child's hereditary disease

Oct. 11, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
A woman is in court in Bern suing her gynecologist for a million francs for not performing tests on her unborn child ...
Media organisations catch doctor offering performance drugs to athletes

Media organisations catch doctor offering performance drugs to athletes

Feb. 5, 2018, 5:49 a.m.
An international media sting has a caught a Swiss doctor offering to prescribe performance enhancing drugs to athletes.
Federal court rules errant doctors can remain anonymous

Federal court rules errant doctors can remain anonymous

July 27, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Questions are being raised over a decision by the Federal Court not to publish the name of a psychiatrist in canton V...
Doctors not trained in Switzerland could face extra testing

Doctors not trained in Switzerland could face extra testing

July 6, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
Doctors wanting to practice in Switzerland who have been trained elsewhere could be subjected to extra tests about th...
Doctor cleared by Geneva court after botched circumcision

Doctor cleared by Geneva court after botched circumcision

April 19, 2017, 8 a.m.
A Geneva court has acquitted a doctor accused of gross negligence after a ritual circumcision went wrong.  
Vaud doctor jailed for not paying tax

Vaud doctor jailed for not paying tax

Feb. 13, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
A Vaud doctor has been sentenced to two years in jail for not paying tax or AVS for himself or his staff for 10 years.
Doctors prosecuted following baby's death in Morges

Doctors prosecuted following baby's death in Morges

Oct. 25, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
A court in Morges has found two doctors guilty of homicide by negligence after a baby died of meningitis in their cas...
More and more people visiting their doctor over tick bites

More and more people visiting their doctor over tick bites

Aug. 23, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
Almost 22,000 people in Switzerland have been to see their doctor about tick bites. About 14,300 visits were reporte...
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