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Emergency doctor is struck off over “catalogue of failures”

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3815 (Published 10 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3815
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1The BMJ

An emergency medicine doctor has been struck off after a fitness to practise panel found him responsible for a “catalogue of failures” involving patients, including failing to assess them properly, missing detectable fractures, prescribing inappropriate drugs, and failing to refer patients to the appropriate specialists.

Fazal Haque, a middle grade doctor in the emergency department at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, Essex, was also rude and argumentative with colleagues and patients and behaved dishonestly on eight separate occasions, the …

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