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A&E doctor who had sexual relations with two patients he traced through hospital records is struck off

BMJ 2020; 370 doi: (Published 13 July 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;370:m2822
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

An accident and emergency doctor who used hospital records to look up the phone numbers of two patients, and had sexual relations with both, has been struck off the UK medical register.

Christopher Uzodike, who worked at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, contacted the two female patients after they visited the emergency department in 2016. After drinks, he had a one night stand with one of them, referred to as Patient B. He texted her soon after her hospital visit, telling her he could not let her “curves walk past.”

With the other woman, known as Patient A, the married doctor had an emotional and sexual relationship that lasted for nearly two years, ending in April 2018. He knew she had just come …

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