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GMC hears complaints about UK fertility specialist

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7541.567-a (Published 09 March 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:567
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. London

    A well known UK fertility specialist charged patients for things they did not “want, need, or get,” the General Medical Council heard this week.

    GMC counsel Joanna Glynn told the GMC's fitness to practise panel that Professor Ian Craft, director of the London Fertility Centre, had a “cavalier attitude” to warning patients about certain procedures.

    “This case is about a financial sharp practice, charging patients for things they did not want, need, or get. It's about poor consenting procedures. It's about giving patients poor information,” she said.

    The case against Professor Craft …

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