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Women who accused GP of sexual molestation may have colluded against him

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e2624 (Published 10 April 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e2624
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

A family doctor accused of sexually molesting three women patients has had the General Medical Council case against him thrown out at half time because of inconsistencies in the women’s accounts and the possibility of collusion.

Retired GP Kenneth Thompson, 68, from Belfast, was accused of having sexual intercourse with “EC,” who claimed to have been abused by various relatives as a child. He was also accused of persuading her to masturbate him and perform oral sex, saying it was “therapy” and would save her marriage, and performing an …

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