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Trainee GP who falsified timesheet is suspended for four months after GMC intervened

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: (Published 26 February 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k935
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A trainee GP who falsified a timesheet after providing weekend senior house officer cover at a hospital has been suspended from the UK medical register for four months after a successful appeal by the General Medical Council.

Despite finding that his actions were dishonest, a medical practitioners tribunal decided in January 2017 that Iheanyi Nwachuku’s fitness to practise was not impaired and let him off with a warning.

But the GMC appealed and in August 2017 a …

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