Doctor struck off after vaccines scandalBMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7562.276-b (Published 03 August 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:276
- Owen Dyer
A doctor who gave children expired and mishandled vaccines and falsified test results to indicate that patients had been properly immunised has been struck off by the UK General Medical Council.
David Pugh, aged 56 years, was medical director of Lifeline Care, a limited company that provided single dose vaccinations against measles, mumps, and rubella from two private clinics in Elstree and Sheffield. He developed a protocol for handling vaccines, and told his staff to follow it …