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Obstetrician who was suspended for 21 months is allowed back to work under supervision

BMJ 2020; 369 doi: (Published 16 April 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;369:m1508
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

An NHS locum registrar in obstetrics and gynaecology who internally examined a patient so roughly that she reported him to the police has been allowed to return to work under supervision, after 21 months suspended from the UK medical register.

A medical practitioners tribunal in 2018 found Abdelkarim Mohamed, 68, guilty of misconduct in the cases of three pregnant patients. Twice in one day during June 2016 at Northampton General Hospital, the tribunal found, …

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