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Consultants reprimanded over false allegations

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 07 April 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:818
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    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 …

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