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Psychiatrist is suspended for another 12 months after showing no reflection or remediation

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 23 January 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g483
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

A consultant psychiatrist who was suspended two years ago for refusing to examine or admit a mentally ill patient has been given another 12 months’ suspension after he told a panel of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service that he had acted correctly and would do the same again.

Sharaf Abd El Monem Salem was suspended for 12 months in December 2011 for multiple breaches of good practice in the case of “Patient A,” who was brought by a community mental health team to Bartholomew House, Goole, East Yorkshire, where Salem was the consultant responsible for managing inpatients. That suspension did …

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