Doctor struck off for misconduct is allowed back on medical register

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: (Published 01 December 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i6504
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A doctor who was struck off seven years ago by a fitness to practise panel of the General Medical Council for dishonesty in a job application has been reinstated by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service, the body that in 2012 took over the task of disciplining doctors.

It is rare but not impossible for a doctor to win back a place on the medical register after erasure for misconduct. Mohamad Kataya has become the 10th in five and a half years to do so.

Kataya, who qualified …

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