Tribunal suspends GP for extramarital affair with vulnerable former patient

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 10 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5566
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1The BMJ

A GP whose extramarital affair with a vulnerable former patient was revealed by an anonymous local poster campaign has been suspended for 12 months by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service.

David Evans, 55, of Leek, Staffordshire, began an affair with a woman identified only as Patient A in or around 2007. In 2010, after learning that the local primary care trust was investigating, he told his partners at the John Kelso Practice that he had had a sexual relationship with a patient, …

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