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GP who practised without indemnity insurance for six years is struck off

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: (Published 13 May 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l2181
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A GP who worked for six years without indemnity insurance, and who provided fake information in three different appraisals to make it appear that he was covered, has been struck off the UK medical register.

Between 2014 and 2016 Augustine Onojeje-Oraka filled in the indemnity coverage sections of three appraisal forms, claiming to be covered by either the Medical Defence Union or the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland, and giving false membership numbers, when in fact he knew he had not been covered since 2010.

He was reported to the GMC by NHS England in November 2016, after his lack of coverage was uncovered during an inspection of his practice in Borough, south London, …

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