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GMC finds three doctors guilty of irresponsible prescribing to addicts

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7544.747-c (Published 30 March 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:747
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. London

    The founder of one of the United Kingdom's best known private drug addiction clinics has been found guilty by the General Medical Council of irresponsible prescribing practices that could have fed dangerous drugs into the black market.

    Colin Brewer, the retired head of the Stapleford Centre, was found guilty of irresponsible prescribing along with two of his former colleagues, Dr Hugh Kindness and Dr Ronald Tovey. Four other doctors from the centre were cleared of misconduct—Anthony Haines, Nicolette Mervitz, Martin O'Rawe, and Timothy …

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