GMC finds GPs guilty of fraud

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 30 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1122
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. Freelance journalist, London.

    The General Medical Council has ruled that the names of three general practitioners should be erased from the register because the doctors falsified patients' records in clinical trials. Dr Chatru Chandnani and Dr Christopher Vishin, partners in Leeds, and, in relation to a separate incident, Dr Paul Daengsvang of Liverpool were all found guilty of serious professional misconduct by the disciplinary committee. Dr Daengsvang is appealing to the judiciary committee of the Privy Council.

    The GMC heard that in 1989 the Leeds partners took part in trials for three different pharmaceutical companies; one was a trial of a drug for hypertension and two were paediatric asthma trials. The …

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