struck-off

struck-off

The removal of a doctor in the UK from the General Medical Council (GMC) register for unprofessional conduct, gross negligence, incompetence, sexual harassment, dishonesty, giving misleading evidence in court, physical violence, homicide, etc.
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SINGING superstar Susan Boyle has hit a bum note after being struck-off by her local GP practice.
The company, which is run by a struck-off former solicitor, could be costing HMRC up to PS48million a year based on the company's own predictions of what it could claim for a typical worker.
But instances of struck-off medical staff being reappointed onto the register are rare.
Three other nurses from the region have also had to be banned from working with patients, taking the struck-off tally to five in four months.
A spokesman for the Patient's Association said it was not uncommon for a struck-off doctor to have their medical registration restored.
The General Medical Council said it cannot stop patients from visiting the struck-off medic.
And patients of previously struck-off doctors have no way of knowing about their past, as the fact that they have been disciplined is not noted on the register.
THE company shamed Craig Whyte set up to buy Rangers are to be struck-off.
Fraud squad officers detained the struck-off legal eagle who is alleged to owe more than EUR40million to banks and former clients.
Under new GMC rules struck-off doctors cannot reapply to rejoin the register for five years.
The Crown withdrew proceedings against struck-off solicitor Michael Karus at Edinburgh Sheriff Court after he took out a loan to pay back his victim's family and the taxman.
A FORMER High Court judge was last night appointed to examine allegations of sexual assault against struck-off medic Michael Shine.