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Urology surgeon faces GMC charges of inappropriate treatments for financial gain

BMJ 2021; 372 doi: (Published 17 February 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n472
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A consultant surgeon faces accusations by the General Medical Council (GMC) of administering inappropriate cancer treatments for financial gain, at a tribunal hearing scheduled to last until June.

Paul Miller, 62, was dismissed as a consultant by Sussex and Surrey Healthcare NHS Trust in 2014 after an investigation by the Royal College of Surgeons found that 27 patients had been harmed in his care.

A 2019 inquest into the deaths of 10 of his patients heard that he had been the subject of complaints from colleagues as long ago as 2008 …

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