Anaesthetist faces 18 charges of serious professional misconductBMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7266.918 (Published 14 October 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:918
- Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
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 …