News

Doctor is struck off after practising anaesthetics “as she would in Spain”

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2549 (Published 02 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2549
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

A specialty doctor in anaesthetics who justified her unsafe methods by telling concerned colleagues that this “was how she practised in Spain” has been struck off by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service.

Maria Esther Ramos De Los Santos, who trained in Spain, was found to have provided substandard care to 10 different patients at Hillingdon Hospital, west London, in 2011. Her failings alarmed colleagues and …

View Full Text

Sign in

Log in through your institution

Free trial

Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
Sign up for a free trial

Subscribe