London, Nov 16, 2004
A doctor of Indian origin who worked as a general practitioner throughout
the south of England despite being warned that he did not have the proper
qualifications has been found guilty of misconduct.
At a disciplinary hearing at the General Medical Council (GMC) last
week, Krishan Lal Marwah, now in his 70s, was found guilty of a series
of allegations of misconduct covering a period from January 2000 to
Marwah, who is now reported to have relocated to New Delhi, denies
The GMC's interim orders committee suspended him in November last year
while an investigation took place.
It has been alleged that Marwah, who qualified in Kolkata in 1954,
took a job as a general practitioner at the Chelmer Village Surgery
without possessing a certificate of competence