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English prison doctor struck off

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 20 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:485
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    A retired prison doctor was struck off the UK medical register last week for prescribing lethaldoses of methadone to two prisoners without checking their medical history.

    The General Medical Council found Dr Archibald Alexander, aged 63, of Croydon, Surrey, guilty of serious professional …

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