Doctor who lied on his CV is allowed to return to work

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 04 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2150
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

An anaesthetist who falsely claimed credit for six research publications in his curriculum vitae and lied under oath at his General Medical Council (GMC) hearing has been allowed to return to work after a 12 month suspension from the medical register.

David Clark was working as a locum consultant at Crosshouse Hospital in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, in May 2009 when he applied for a full time consultant job, attaching a CV that incorrectly named him as contributing author of six articles.

Although he was not shortlisted for the …

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