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GP is suspended for failing to tell partners about insolvency

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c923 (Published 15 February 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c923
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

    A former deputy chairman of the Scottish BMA’s GPs committee, whose financial affairs were in such a “dire state” that he was made insolvent, has been suspended for one month by the General Medical Council for dishonesty.

    Stuart Scott, a GP from Aberdeen, has also been suspended from his part time role as clinical director of health and informatics at NHS Grampian.

    The UK regulator held that Dr Scott was dishonest in failing to tell his partners at the Holburn practice in Aberdeen that he was insolvent after an order for sequestration of …

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