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Anaesthetist faces 18 charges of serious professional misconduct

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7266.918 (Published 14 October 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:918
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    An anaesthetist working in Britain could be banned from practice this month if found guilty of charges of serious professional misconduct over incidents in which a 10 year old boy died during a tooth extraction and a patient undergoing a caesarean section writhed in pain because she was not fully anaesthetised.

    The General Medical Council in London was this week hearing evidence in the case of John Evans-Appiah, who came to Britain from Ghana in 1973 after qualifying in Ukraine.

    Dr Evans-Appiah, from Leyton, east …

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