Consultants reprimanded over false allegationsBMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7290.818/b (Published 07 April 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:818
- Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
Two consultant dermatologists were found guilty last week by the General Medical Council of serious professional misconduct for passing on false allegations that a member of an appointments committee might be biased.
Jeffrey Cream, a consultant at the Chelsea and Westminster, Charing Cross, and West Middlesex Hospitals and Pauline Dowd, a consultant at University College London Hospitals, were reprimanded by the GMC's professional conduct committee.
Dr Cream had had reservations about a proposed new consultant dermatologist post at …