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Doctor who failed to curb his abusive behaviour is struck off

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: (Published 23 January 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k352
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A doctor who was suspended by a medical practitioners’ tribunal for writing derogatory emails about a colleague and a patient who complained about him has been struck off the UK medical register after writing “a stream of abusive emails” about the General Medical Council regulators handling his case.

Kamal Hameed Ubaid Al-Any, a former middle grade doctor who worked in the emergency department at the Whittington Hospital in London, was initially suspended for four months by a medical practitioners’ tribunal in 2016.

That case stemmed from a 2013 incident in which he had seen a young patient referred to the hospital for suspected pyelonephritis, who came …

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