GP struck off after offering to “fix” kidney saleBMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7363.510/a (Published 07 September 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:510
- Owen Dyer
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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