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GP who worked shifts for out-of-hours service while on sick leave is struck off

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: (Published 21 August 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l5232
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A salaried GP who worked shifts at an out-of-hours service while claiming sick pay from his practice has been struck off the UK medical register after being found guilty of “serious and persistent dishonesty.”

Isaac Baidoo’s work at Corby Urgent Care Centre came to the notice of the practice partners when the centre sent the surgery a letter about a patient they had in common. The letter revealed that he had worked there on 28 May 2017 despite having submitted a sick note to the general practice covering the last two weeks of May. In fact, Baidoo had worked at …

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