Junior doctor struck off for dishonesty is restored to medical registerBMJ 2020; 371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m3954 (Published 12 October 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;371:m3954
- Clare Dyer
- The BMJ
A junior doctor who was struck off the UK medical register in 2014 for falsifying clinical assessments during his training has won reinstatement to the register.
Eric Brew was an ST4 trainee in acute medicine at Leicester Royal Infirmary in 2011 when he falsified 18 clinical assessment entries after being told that his e-portfolio was inadequate. These related to training done at his previous hospital, Kettering General.
He initially told the annual review of competency panel that the assessments were genuinely from Kettering consultants and that he had taken a week off work and travelled to Kettering …