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Concerns raised over handling of BMA Council member’s suspension

BMJ 2023; 382 doi: (Published 16 August 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;382:p1886
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Two doctors have written to the BMA raising concerns about how the association dealt with the suspension of junior doctor Kayode Oki from its council.

Oki was suspended from BMA council on 21 April. The suspension lasted for 11 days1 and was lifted on 2 May,2 after the association’s interim measures panel concluded that it was no longer required.

In a statement made on 18 May a BMA spokesperson said, “The panel carefully considered the relevant information and concluded that suspension was no longer required in this instance and therefore Dr Oki was able to return to BMA business with …

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