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“Never again,” says NHS whistleblower

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7081.623h (Published 01 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:623
  1. Hannah Spencer
  1. Leeds

    A biochemist who lost his job after claiming that he had uncovered scientific fraud at the hospital where he worked has vowed never to blow the whistle on NHS colleagues again.

    Dr Chris Chapman, a research biochemist who claimed to have uncovered serious irregularities in medical research conducted by colleagues at Leeds General Infirmary, said that as a result of his claims he was forced out of his £32000 ($51000) a year job–the only member of a team of 200 …

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