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Trainee GP is struck off after concocting “frankly ridiculous” story to explain missing data

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 29 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3026
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

A trainee general practitioner has been struck off the UK medical register after a fitness to practise panel labelled as “incredible” her denial of falsifying questionnaires on patient satisfaction.

Olufadeke Adenike Ako, who qualified in Nigeria in 2000, was accused of filling in about 30 of the questionnaires that she was expected to provide to her educational supervisor.

She admitted having filled them in with her own hand, but she insisted that she was transcribing data from …

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