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Locums should have log books

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 11 June 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1572
  1. D J Dye
  1. 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 …

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