NEWS GRAPHIC 6The Tobago House of Assembly awaits details surrounding media reports the island regional health authority has hired a doctor who has allegedly been convicted in the United States and had his license revoked locally.

Questioned on the matter at the weekly THA post executive media briefing Chief Secretary, Orville London, said he is not aware of the development but will carry out the relevant checks with the Health Secretary, Claudia Groome Duke , on the matter.

Mr. London added that he is hoping that the necessary back ground checks would have been done before the medical practitioner was employed by the TRHA.

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Tobago House of Assembly, Orville London.