Banned doctor worked in Limerick hospital

first_img TAGShealthLimerick City and CountyNewsUniversity Maternity Hospital Limerick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Advertisement Limerick on Covid watch list UMHL hosts virtual Ceremony of Remembrance for families who have experienced loss Email Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Linkedin WhatsApp Limerick Post Show | Careers & Health Sciences Event for TY Students center_img Previous articleSponsored: Soul Centred Retreats at Aherlow House HotelNext articleElverys get extra copies of Dreams: An Unforgettable Year back on shelves Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Facebook UL Hospitals Group announces gradual relaxation of access restrictions at maternity hospital NewsHealthBanned doctor worked in Limerick hospitalBy Bernie English – December 22, 2018 7896 Twitter Print University Maternity Hospital LimerickA DOCTOR who was working in Limerick fooled the authorities and failed to tell them he had been banned from practice in the UK for serious misconduct.Dr Abdel Karim El Awad Mohamad, who qualified from the University of Khartoum in Sudan in 1977, gave a different name and birthdate to the Irish Medical Council when he came to practice in Ireland.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up He worked in a number of Irish hospitals, including the University of Limerick Maternity Hospital and his deception only came to light when a claim was brought by a patient at the Limerick Hospital.An expert witness in the civil law case recognised him as being suspended by the UK medical authorities.On foot of an application from the Medical Council this week, the High Court suspended the doctor from practising in Ireland and High Court President Peter Kelly said that he was publicly stating that Dr El Awad Mohamad is prohibited from practising medicine in Ireland, pending the findings of a Medical Council investigation.He had been suspended from practice by the UK Medical Council for nine months from May of this year.Reports at the time of his UK suspension said that he had been found to be culpable of misconduct, serious misconduct and particularly serious misconduct.In the most serious of the incidents, it was reported that the doctor continued to forcefully examine a pregnant woman at the Northampton General Hospital despite her telling him to stop.The matter came to light in November when a consultant obstetrician who was giving evidence in a court case recognised Dr Mohamed as the doctor suspended in England and alerted the authorities.Judge Kelly said it was very important that all paperwork relating to medical staff be thoroughly checked by hospital authorities to prevent a repeat of what happened. TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type!last_img