Registrar found guilty of serious professional misconduct for anonymous criticism

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: (Published 05 July 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:7
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    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.”

    Mr …

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