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HCCC’s Tony Kofkin heads new raid on IHRB

HCCC’s Tony Kofkin heads new raid on IHRB

A second search warrant was executed at the Institute of Hair Regrowth & Beauty (IHRB) in Sydney after allegations that owner Mr Sam Cohen was breaching his Prohibition Orders. Mr Tony Kofkin, the Director of Investigations at the Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC), along with four of his investigators, plus two computer forensics experts and […]

Commissioner: Cohen is a risk

Commissioner: Cohen is a risk

The Commissioner of the HCCC said, ‘Mr Cohen has breached the code of conduct for unregistered health practitioners in that he has failed to provide health services in a safe and ethical manner and his provision of health services is a risk to public health and safety.’ This was from a 22-page report handed down […]

The day Police raided IHRB

The day Police raided IHRB

A funny thing happened just before NSW Police raided the offices of IHRB. I had been liaising with the Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) and a range of other Authorities including the TGA and the probing reporter Mr David Richardson of Channel Seven’s ‘Today Tonight’. After several letters, calls, and forms being filled in, I […]

Sam Cohen & the Code of Conduct

Sam Cohen & the Code of Conduct

The Health Care Complaints Commission publishes a Code of Conduct for Unregistered Health Professionals. Sam Cohen is certainly an unregistered person. As for being a health professional: that’s obviously not the case. Mr Cohen has no qualifications whatsoever, despite lying about his degree, which landed him in Court which resulted in a criminal conviction. Mr […]

Cohen makes second appearance in HCCC Annual Report

Cohen makes second appearance in HCCC Annual Report

The Health Care Complaints Commission has once again featured IHRB’s Mr Sam Cohen in its 2012-2013 Annual Report which it sent to the Minister for Health, The Hon Jillian Skinner MP. Mr Cohen’s name is mentioned on page 51 of the 138-page report. The HCCC was highlighting the legal case against one of Sam Cohen’s […]

Knock me down with a feather

Knock me down with a feather

What a pathetic effort by Mr Sam Cohen of IHRB. Today he has modified his website by adding a new sentence at the bottom of his page. The disgraceful sentence reads, ‘Subject to HCCC’s Permanent Prohibition Order’. Well, you can knock me down with a feather. What a joke. What a laugh. What a disgrace.┬áDespite […]

Cohen leaves me speechless

Cohen leaves me speechless

Of the 100 articles on this site, this one was the most difficult to write because I have been dumbfounded at the brazen audacity of Mr Sam Cohen. He has taken the damning HCCC report that makes him look like a goose, and he has turned it around and used the report to back-up his […]

Cohen stars in Annual Report

Cohen stars in Annual Report

Sam Cohen was featured prominently in the 2011 Annual Rerport of the Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC). The Report was presented to the Minister for Health, and it was tabled in Parliament. Within a five-year period, the Commission received 16,533 complaints, of which 4,073 were handled in the period ending June 2011. One of the […]

30 new violations sent to HCCC

30 new violations sent to HCCC

A client of IHRB was alarmed about Mr Cohen’s dangerous advice. So he sent a report to the Commissioner of the Health Care Complaints Commission. Here is a copy of the main letter which details obvious disregard for the client’s health, giving the client false information while refusing to refund the money under the terms […]

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