BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 11 February 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:348

British surgeon in appendix row keeps his job: Mr Tahir Bhatti, the surgeon at Treliske Hospital in Cornwall who allowed a theatre nurse to assist in an appendix operation, has been formally reprimanded but will keep his job. A report will go to the General Medical Council, which will decide whether there is a case of serious professional misconduct to answer. The nurse, Valerie Tomlinson will also keep …

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