GP is struck off after exposure by television documentary

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 01 October 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5914
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

A GP who was secretly filmed telling an undercover actor who presented with signs and symptoms typical of bowel cancer to “eat some mangoes” has been struck off by a panel of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service.

Inayat Inayatullah, 73, was investigated by Channel 4’s Dispatches programme as part of a documentary examining doctors who had returned to work after being previously disciplined by the General Medical Council. The programme aired in October 2011.

A fitness to practise hearing in 2006 …

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