Locums should have log booksBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6943.1572 (Published 11 June 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1572
- D J Dye
- St Lawrence Hospital, Chepstow, Gwent NP6 5YX.
EDITOR, - Clare Dyer's article on a consultant who was found guilty of serious professional misconduct after failing to investigate complaints that a locum, Dr Behrooz Irani, was endangering patients contains a factual error. In February 1993 (that is, six months after the incident at Castle Hill Hospital) Dr Irani was not working in Hull but was employed as a locum consultant anaesthetist at St Lawrence Hospital, Chepstow. The incident in which Dr Irani left the operating theatre …