Suspended doctor accused of lying to NHS Grampian
A doctor who worked at two of NHS Grampian’s biggest hospitals has been suspended after being accused of lying about his qualifications.
Dr Muhammad Ishaque – who worked at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and Dr Gray’s at Elgin – claims to be a member of the Royal College of Surgeons. The Pakistani national also said he had a master’s degree from a US university. However, the General Medical Council (GMC) alleges this is all false.
It is the second time serious concerns have been raised about the health board’s recruitment in little over a year.
Last night, patient groups and politicians said the incident raised “serious concerns” about how bosses were vetting staff, and the Scottish Government said it was monitoring the situation closely.
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