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Anaesthetist is second doctor this year to be restored to GMC register

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: (Published 12 March 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m1039
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

An anaesthetist who was struck off the UK medical register for dishonesty in 2012 has been restored to the register after convincing a tribunal that she is now fit to practise without restrictions.

Mona Hosny is the second doctor who had been struck off for misconduct to be allowed back on the register in 2020.1 Reinstatement is fairly rare, and in 2019 only two doctors who had been erased for misconduct succeeded in applications for restoration.

Hosny, who qualified in Egypt in 1991 and obtained full UK registration in 2006, was suspended from the register in 2011 for creating a fake reference purporting to be from “Dr A,” the clinical …

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