“Surgeon who harmed Scots is now working in Libya”

“A top surgeon who harmed patients in Scotland for years and can no longer work in the UK is operating again.
The BBC has discovered that Sam Eljamel, who was suspended following internal and external reviews in 2013, is working as a surgeon in Libya.”

“The former government adviser and head of neurosurgery at NHS Tayside removed himself from the GMC register after restrictions were placed on him.”

“The General Medical Council (GMC) said its remit did not extend beyond the UK.”

Read the full article on the BBC News website. Also archive as PDF below for public information. Copyright terms remain with the BBC, 21 February 2020.

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