Registrar found guilty of serious professional misconduct for anonymous criticismBMJ 1997; 315 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7099.7i (Published 05 July 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:7
- Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
A registrar in the UK who wrote an anonymous letter criticising a consultant surgeon about an operation in which a patient died was recently found guilty of serious professional misconduct by the General Medical Council.
Abdul Aziz Al-Khulaifi was admonished-the least severe form of sanction available to the GMC-“in the special circumstances of the case.”
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