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Doctor may be extradited to face criminal charges

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 15 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:132
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent,
  2. Owen Dyer
  1. BMJ
  2. Montreal

    Canadian police have launched an investigation of British gynaecologist Richard Neale which could result in his extradition to Canada to stand trial on criminal negligence charges. Forty women have lodged complaints with the Ontario police, detailing injuries they sustained while under the care of Mr Neale in Canada in the early 1980s.

    The gynaecologist is now part way through a hearing on charges of serious professional misconduct at the General Medical Council in London, …

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