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Former surgeon whose work was “seriously deficient” is allowed to practise as forensic physician

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 23 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1641
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

    A former consultant orthopaedic surgeon who was told to stop treating patients after she blew the whistle on the use of NHS facilities for private patients in 2000 has been allowed to return to retrain as a forensic physician.

    A General Medical Council fitness to practise panel decided that Sian Caiach could go back on the medical register, although she has not held a substantive medical post since 2000 and has not practised medicine at …

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