Fit to practise: the doctor who claimed heroin didn't harm his work

Dr Z had no retraining help when he returned to work after an 18-month gap following a conviction for drug abuse. He was a rural GP for five years before starting to abuse opiate drugs, like diamorphine, which he obtained through his practice, and then underwent several weeks in a ...

You need to be an HSJ subscriber to read more

HSJ

Subscribe to read the full article

With an HSJ subscription you’ll get access to:

  • Expert Briefing newsletters, covering nine topics and regions
  • Weekly Catch Up – a summary of the week’s most important stories
  • Unlimited access to hsj.co.uk
  • The HSJ app

Enquire about multi-user access