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During the subsequent investigation seven patients were identified where the doctor’s care fell below, or in six cases seriously below, the standard expected of a ‘reasonably competent consultant orthopaedic surgeon.

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Mr Philip Radford, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, described the standard of care as ‘extremely poor, indicating a substantial and serious lack of surgical judgement, surgical understanding and surgical skills.’

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Mrs Canada Goose sale Hollingworth said: ‘In the panel’s view, a pattern of poor care is evident from these cases.

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‘These cases, which arose during a three buy canada goose jacket cheap month locum appointment, suggest a pattern of sub standard practice which gives rise to serious concerns about patient safety.

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‘In addition, treatment was required for infections to which the patients in question were predisposed as a result of shortcomings uk canada goose outlet in Dr Siddiqui’s surgical technique.’

The panel found that he had done nothing to address the concerns in the four years since the incidents and ruled that the only way to protect the public was to ban Siddiqui from working.

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Siddiqui, originally from Pakistan, was not present or represented at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service in Manchester where he was handed effectively a life time ban from working as doctor in the UK.

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Just last October he was brought to book by the Irish GMC after failing to tell the regulator about action against him in the UK.

The panel slammed his non engagement with the regulatory process and his lack of remorse for the harm he has caused.

Mrs Hollingworth said: ‘There is no evidence whatsoever before the panel of any steps taken by Dr Siddiqui to acknowledge or remedy his failings.

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