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Letters Radical Muslim doctors

Pure speculation is dangerous

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 24 April 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:906
  1. Shazad Amin, consultant psychiatrist
  1. 1Trafford General Hospital, Manchester M41 5SL
  1. shazad_amin{at}

The title of Al-Alawi and Schwartz’s article suggests there is a “problem” with Muslim doctors working in the NHS.1 It implies that many Muslim doctors are part of a “fifth column” within the NHS and are actually subversive radical imams with medical degrees, who are more …

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