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BMA council member has suspension lifted while investigation continues

BMJ 2023; 381 doi: (Published 23 May 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;381:p1180
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. The BMJ

Junior doctor Kayode Oki had his suspension from the BMA council lifted on 2 May, after the association’s interim measures panel concluded that it was no longer required.

The suspension, which lasted 11 days, was prompted by a complaint, although the reason behind it has never been made clear.1 However, the action came after the Sun and the Mail Online ran articles about comments the foundation year 1 doctor had made on social media relating to race, racism, and white supremacy.

At the time a BMA spokesperson said, “Concerns raised need to be properly and sensitively investigated by …

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