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GP suspended for nine months after promoting vitamins and iodine for covid-19

BMJ 2023; 380 doi: (Published 03 February 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;380:p278
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A GP in private practice has been suspended from the UK medical register for nine months for promoting dubious treatments, including putting misleading claims about covid-19 online.

A medical practitioners tribunal heard that Sarah Myhill posted videos and articles on her website during the pandemic, describing “safe nutritional interventions” which she said were “now so well established that vaccination has been rendered irrelevant.”

But the tribunal was told that the substances were not universally safe and had potentially serious health risks, and there was no evidence that they were effective.

The tribunal found that Myhill, who practises in Powys, promoted and endorsed the use of high doses of …

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