Hospital doctor who took £41 000 in salary payments after contract ended loses appeal against erasureBMJ 2021; 373 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n1146 (Published 04 May 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;373:n1146
- Clare Dyer
- The BMJ
A hospital doctor’s claim that he thought an NHS trust was giving him a gift or a loan when it kept paying his salary for more than two years after he left the job was “completely absurd,” a High Court judge has concluded.1
Mr Justice Julian Knowles dismissed an appeal by Haydar Al Nageim against a medical practitioners tribunal decision last December to strike him off the UK medical register.
Al Nageim was wrongly paid salary totalling £41 266.16 (€47 526; $57 154) net for 27 months after the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital NHS Trust decided in February 2013 not to renew his six …