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“Disappointed” Health Minister to replace GPHC Chairman charged in New York

Health Minister, Dr. George Norton says he is “disappointed” that the newly-appointed Chairman of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), Dr. Noel Blackman has been arrested and charged with illegally issuing prescriptions for a powerful painkiller in New York. Norton said already steps are being taken to replace Blackman as Chairman of the GPHC’s Board.  Sources said Dr. Max Hanoman, ...

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Former Health Minister Blackman arrested in New York for alleged illegal prescription of narcotic painkiller

United States Federal authorities arrested a former Minister of Health of Guyana, Noel Blackman who they suspect illegally prescribed vast amounts of oxycodone — 365,000 pills in 2015 — in a drug-dealing enterprise spanning three states. Blackman was recently appointed to chair the Board of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC). The New York Newsday reported that Federal authorities arrested the ...

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Guyana-born pill-pushing New York doctor sentenced in bogus prescription case

Reproduced from New York Daily News BY VICTORIA BEKIEMPIS A pill-pushing physician who used bogus Bronx clinics to run a massive oxycodone ring will spend 12 years in prison, a federal judge decided Monday. Dr. Kevin Lowe was convicted in May for operating a chain of Astramed clinics that, for three years, wrote around 35,000 fraudulent prescriptions for some 5.5 ...

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