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GP struck off after offering to “fix” kidney sale

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7363.510/a (Published 07 September 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:510
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. London

    A GP was last week struck off after the General Medical Council's professional conduct committee found him guilty of offering to “fix” a kidney transplantation in return for a donor's fee and his own “administration costs.”

    Dr Bhagat Singh Makkar, 62, of Lewisham, London, offered to find a living kidney donor for a journalist posing as the son of a seriously ill man. Dr Makkar was not aware that the conversation was being recorded.

    The GMC also confirmed that another …

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