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Consultant who ran car export and property business through NHS computer is struck off

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 11 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2711
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

A consultant histopathologist has been struck off for “continuous systematic abuse” of the confidence placed in him by his employer, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust.

Joseph Kaluba ran a car export business from his hospital computer and used it to deal in property in the United Kingdom and Zambia. An investigation at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford showed that nearly a third of his emails were not related to his duties. He used his computer extensively while on duty …

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