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Privy Council sets aside GMC ruling

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 25 March 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:822
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    The Privy Council has set aside a General Medical Council ruling striking a GP off the medical register for sexual improprieties after throwing out one of the charges found proved by the GMC.

    The three judges dismissed a charge that Emmanuel Nwabueze had had sexual intercourse at his surgery at Prestatyn in Clwyd on 26 December 1995 with a former patient.

    The judges—Lord Hope, Sir Patrick …

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