Navigation Links
Asian Doctors Caught Issuing False Sick Notes

Disciplinary proceedings are taking place against five doctors, four of whom are Asians who were caught issuing false sick notes in a sting// operation in the UK. The operation was conducted by newspaper reporters who posed as sick patients, and the doctors may be struck of the medical register altogether.

Anand, a general practitioner based in Gosforth in northeast England, is charged with issuing a false sick note to an undercover Sunday Times reporter, who told him she wanted to take time off work to go on a holiday. Anand, 59, was one of five doctors to appear before the General Medical Council (GMC) in London on 12 January 2006 in connection with a Sunday Times investigation in November 2003.

However, there is much support for Anand among the locals. Nearly 300 people signed the petition drawn up by a Gosforth-based organization, the Anglo Asian Friendship Society, where Anand had been giving free treatment for three years.

The petition reads: "We pledge our fullest support for Anand. He has run free clinics for a number of years and we, more than anyone, can testify to his ability and character. He is a man of uncommon moral rectitude, a doctor of unique skill and discretion. In our experience, he is equally committed to serving the emotional and physical needs of patients and strictly upholds the code of professional ethics."

The hearing at the GMC is expected to last for 12 days. The other four doctors facing charges are Gurpinder Singh Saluja (Essex), Abdulaziz Shariff Jamal (Cardiff), Hari Bhajan Singh (Cardiff) and Earl Fitzroy O'Brien (Birmingham). Each of them faces a charge of serious professional misconduct for acting in a manner that was inappropriate, dishonest and an abuse of their position, the GMC's Fitness to Practice Panel was told.

Anand allegedly told reporter Rachel Dobson he would note in his records she was suffering from "any rubbish, it doesn't matter". Saluja allegedly pr
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Mediterranean diet aids Asian masses
2. Who Board To Discuss Asian Tsunami Related Health Issues
3. SARS (Bird Flu) spreading in the Asian continent
4. Hepatitis B A high cause of Asian Female Mortality
5. Smoking Banned In Southeast Asian Games Venues
6. Asian Alternative Treatments For Cancer On The Rise In Europe
7. More Funds required for Asian Countries to fight Bird Flu
8. Asian Nations Told To Ready Themselves For Pandemic
9. Asian Nations To Take Joint Efforts Against H5N1
10. Smoking Ban To Be Soon Implemented In South East Asian Bars
11. South Asians in Canada being wooed by chips now!
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Asian Doctors Caught Issuing False Sick Notes

(Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014 Millennium Treatment Group is ... for Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA). The addiction ... sponsorship is sure to provide. , FMHCA is an ... Florida’s licensed mental health counselors. The organization was founded ... Association (ACA) and since then, it has served the ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The ... Team ) is holding free events about “ Sexuality ... speaker Liz Treston. These straightforward and entertaining discussions are ... at Bussani Mobility (501 Concord Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY) and ... Central Avenue, Bethpage, NY). , The New York ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Spring, Md. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 ... (CHEST) recently released guidelines for the management and ... Pharmacological Therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adults: ... are free to view for clinicians, and provide ... PAH. , The Pulmonary Hypertension Association ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... has been mugged in a dark alley will likely never ... fear of being attacked. But neuroscientists working with mice ... are linked with positive and negative emotions. And in rodent ... to a memory. In essence, they made once-reluctant mice ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Michigan Head & ... the children of a local elementary school by ensuring they ... Elementary School has year-round attendance, and Michigan Head & Neck ... meet the new school year. , "There are a lot ... is a great way to give back to our community," ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Millennium Treatment Group Sponsors Florida Mental Health Counselors Association 2Health News:Bussani Mobility Sponsors New York Mobility Club Meetings September 9 & October 7 for People with Disabilities, Sexuality & Intimacy Discussed by Advocate Liz Treston 2Health News:Pulmonary Hypertension Association Endorses CHEST Guidelines for Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Adults 2Health News:Scientists 'Rewrite' Bad Memories in Mice 2Health News:Scientists 'Rewrite' Bad Memories in Mice 3Health News:Michigan Head & Neck Institute is Conducting Their 2nd Annual School Supplies Drive at Their Facility to Benefit Local Year-Round Elementary School Students 2
... 20 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans consume too much sodium, ... the amount of dietary salt, according to a new study ... are associated with increased risk of high blood pressure, which ... In general, people aged 2 years and older should limit ...
... 20 (HealthDay News) --,Hospital programs to lessen the overuse ... costs, but too few hospitals have fully implemented such ... -- intended to prevent antibiotic resistance -- for acute ... 2007 by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) ...
... UCLA have found a possible explanation for why autistic children ... time, they,ve shown that the connections between brain regions that ... slowly in boys with autism than in non-autistic children. ... journal Human Brain Mapping, senior author Jennifer G. ...
... at NYU Langone Medical Center today announce findings published ... that show for the first time the inhibition of ... oligonucleotides markedly suppress triglyceride levels and cause a sustained ... "The discovery of microRNAs in the last ...
... , THURSDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- The key ... skills and more about controlling negative emotions that make ... suggests. The study found that activation of brain ... math anxiety conquer their fears and succeed in math. ...
... Hospital of Rhode Island has been selected by the National ... Floor Disorders Network (PFDN). Women & Infants is one ... the only one in the Northeast, to work collaboratively to ... floor disorders. Co-principal investigators at Women & Infants are ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:U.S. Diet Still Has Too Much Salt, CDC Warns 2Health News:Hospital Programs to Reduce Antibiotic Resistance Working: Studies 2Health News:Hospital Programs to Reduce Antibiotic Resistance Working: Studies 3Health News:Autistic brains develop more slowly than healthy brains UCLA researchers say 2Health News:Autistic brains develop more slowly than healthy brains UCLA researchers say 3Health News:Novel therapeutic target identified to decrease triglycerides and increase 'good' cholesterol 2Health News:Afraid to Do the Math? 2
(Date:8/27/2014)... , Aug. 27, 2014  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ... to a management presentation at the Morgan Stanley Global ... EDT. You are invited to listen to ... http://ir.hill-rom.com/events.cfm or access it directly at http://cc.talkpoint.com/morg007/090814a_ac/?entity=26_7CLOGQP ... available one hour after conclusion of the live event ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... , Aug. 27, 2014 Sihuan ... or the "Company"), a leading pharmaceutical company with ... China,s prescription drug market, ... Company and its subsidiaries (collectively the "Group") for ... "Period"). Financial HighlightsFor the Six months ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Aug. 27, 2014  CVS Caremark (NYSE: ... new clinical affiliation with MedStar Health, a leading health ... and the Washington, DC ... health care services for patients. Through this clinical affiliation, ... clinical support, medication counseling, chronic disease monitoring and wellness ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sihuan Pharmaceutical Announces 2014 Interim Results 2Sihuan Pharmaceutical Announces 2014 Interim Results 3Sihuan Pharmaceutical Announces 2014 Interim Results 4Sihuan Pharmaceutical Announces 2014 Interim Results 5Sihuan Pharmaceutical Announces 2014 Interim Results 6Sihuan Pharmaceutical Announces 2014 Interim Results 7CVS Caremark Announces New Clinical Affiliation with MedStar Health 2CVS Caremark Announces New Clinical Affiliation with MedStar Health 3
... PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2011 Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... $0.18 per share, for the three months ended December 31, 2010, ... share, for the comparable period in 2009.  For the year ended ... share, compared with a net loss of $23.7 million, or $0.44 ...
... 2011 drugstore.com, inc. (Nasdaq: DSCM ... clinical skincare, and vision products, today announced that ... upcoming events with the financial community: ... & Telecom Conference Date: February 28, 2011Time: 3:20 ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Telik Announces Fourth Quarter and 2010 Year End Financial Results and 2011 Financial Guidance 2Telik Announces Fourth Quarter and 2010 Year End Financial Results and 2011 Financial Guidance 3Telik Announces Fourth Quarter and 2010 Year End Financial Results and 2011 Financial Guidance 4Telik Announces Fourth Quarter and 2010 Year End Financial Results and 2011 Financial Guidance 5drugstore.com to Present at Upcoming Financial Conferences 2
... These Low Contrast Flip charts contain 5 pages ... on each page. Optotype size is 9.5M. Contrast ... These flip charts can be used at several ... the same test. Each offers a different ...
Directional `E' and `C' test....
9" X 14" translucent plastic may be used with illuminated test cabinet or as a wall chart 20/200 to 20/15....
... high-performance recording unit suitable for a wide ... require up to 16 input channels. Examples ... The unit is capable of recording at ... per second continuously to disk, and is ...
Medicine Products: