Italian GPs suspended for accepting bribesBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7140.1261g (Published 25 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1261
- Fabio Turone
More than a hundred Italian GPs have been suspended for two months after accusations that they accepted bribes and gifts in return for sending patients to a private centre for unnecessary radiological examinations. Controversially, the radiologist accused of corrupting the GPs has now been reinstated.
The scandal exploded in Milan last May. Two local national health service managers …