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Surgeon from Mid Staffordshire is first to face GMC hearing over performance

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g1363 (Published 06 February 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g1363
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

A consultant surgeon at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust is facing allegations of inadequate professional performance at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service.

The trust was found to have multiple failings in two inquiries chaired by Robert Francis QC, but Raafat Gendy is the only doctor to face a hearing on charges from the General Medical Council over his performance.

Cases were dropped against four doctors in management …

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