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GP in jail for child rape is struck off

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6720 (Published 10 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6720
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1The BMJ

A GP who is serving an 18 year jail sentence for raping a child has been struck off the medical register after displaying “a complete absence of remorse and insight.”

Stephen Hamilton, 47, who was a partner at the Heaton Medical Centre in Bolton, Greater Manchester, was convicted in May 2013 of six counts of rape of a child under the age of 13. …

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