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Radiologist who claimed to be GP to write road injury reports is struck off

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m620 (Published 14 February 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m620
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A former consultant radiologist who described himself as a GP when writing a medicolegal report on a road traffic injury has been struck off the UK medical register for persistent dishonesty.

David Foster also claimed to be a GP in a curriculum vitae sent to an agency that assigns doctors to prepare reports on people who have been injured in road traffic crashes.

Foster, who qualified in 1972 and practised for years as a radiologist in Wales, did not attend his hearing. He had applied for voluntary erasure, but the …

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