Heathrow doctor's case at GMC will be heard in private

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 08 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:497
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. London

    Allegations against a senior clinical medical health officer at Heathrow airport's health control unit are to be heard in private, the General Medical Council decided last week. The allegations include complaints that he alarmed passengers when he boarded an aircraft in full protective clothing to examine a patient with minor respiratory symptoms.

    Egidius Panis, a Dutch national, is accused of several other charges relating to his work at Heathrow, where he was employed by the Hillingdon Primary Care Trust from 1997 to 2005. But several of the charges have been withdrawn from the public record on the grounds of medical confidentiality.

    The GMC's fitness to …

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