GP is suspended for dishonesty in preparing whiplash injury report

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 08 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2650
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

A GP has been suspended for six months by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service after he prepared a bogus whiplash injury report for his stepdaughter’s boyfriend, only to be reported to the General Medical Council by the boyfriend after a family dispute.

Anthony Kaufman of Chester built an extensive practice working for solicitors and medical agencies and has written more than 10 000 medical reports for personal injury claims. Since 2011 he provided reports for Countrywide Doctors’ Services Limited, a company started by his wife, Pauline Kaufman, who was the …

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