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Doctor who worked during suspension is allowed to return to practice

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 25 June 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c3434
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

    The former head of the multiple sclerosis research clinic at Guy’s Hospital in London, who was suspended for 12 months by the General Medical Council for research fraud, has been allowed to return to practice.

    Consultant neurologist Mohammad Sharief was guilty of misconduct for working during the first three weeks of his suspension, but the misconduct was not serious enough to impair his fitness to practise, a GMC panel held.

    He was suspended in April 2008 for dishonesty in including patients in clinical trials who failed to fit the inclusion criteria and in asking a …

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