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College inquiry finds evidence of “dysfunctional relationship”

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 15 April 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1030
  1. Gavin Foster
  1. Isle of Wight

    An inquiry by the Royal College of Physicians into treatment given to patients with heart disease on the Isle of Wight raised criticisms in more than a third of the 31 cases examined.

    The inquiry was carried out after consultant physician Dr Anthony Bainbridge criticised the care given to cardiac patients by some of his colleagues. Dr Bainbridge was later suspended on full pay from his job.

    Prolonged negotiations over his future, …

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