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Private GP who ran autism clinic is banned from seeing patients pending investigation

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: (Published 15 August 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j3899
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. BMJ

A London GP with a private practice has been banned from carrying out consultations or treatment for disorders relating to autism, and from offering online advice or information on matters related to autism.

The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service has imposed the condition on David O’Connell on an interim basis, while the General Medical Council carries out a full investigation into …

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