GP is struck off for a string of hurried and wrong diagnosesBMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5676 (Published 20 October 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5676
- Clare Dyer
- The BMJ
A 72 year old locum GP who made a string of hurried and wrong diagnoses has been struck off the medical register after he refused to undertake a clinical audit of his work or provide any evidence that he had kept his skills up to date.
Jagjit Singh Pawar, who trained in India, worked as a single handed GP in Gravesend, Kent for nearly 20 years until 1999 before resigning and taking on various locum posts across the south of England.
But a pattern of complaints from patients and employers between 2011 and 2013 led the General Medical Council (GMC) to investigate a number of his consultations carried …