Doctors with convictions for child PORN allowed to practice

Other crimes committed by rogue medics – who have all avoided being struck off – include rioting, drug dealing and possessing indecent images of children.

Doctors and surgeons who have a criminal record are not automatically barred from working – even for some of the most serious crimes.

The staggeringly high number of doctors falling foul of the law has prompted safety campaigners to call for patients to be informed if their GP is a pervert or killer.

Roger Goss, of Patient Concern, said: “They are supposed to be protecting the safety of patients and if they have been calling for this for nearly four years why haven’t they succeeded?

“They aren’t calling for change loud enough.”

Read more  http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/589367/Doctors-convictions-sex-attacks-drug-dealing-assault-practice

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