Doctor struck off for scientific fraud

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 17 February 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:399
  1. Douglas Carnall

    A British doctor who repeatedly forged ethical committee approval for his research projects has had his name erased from the medical register. Finding Dr Jyoti Argawala guilty of serious professional misconduct, the president of the GMC, Sir Donald Irvine, said that his behaviour had “betrayed the trust that patients place in doctors and had damaged the reputation of medical science.”

    Dr Argawala, who graduated from Manchester University's medical school in 1981, first appeared before the professional misconduct committee of the GMC six months ago and …

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