Jump to content

London dentist suspended over patient who bled to death

A dentist whose patient bled to death when she had five teeth removed has been suspended for misconduct.

Tushar Kantibhai Patel, of Purley, south London, operated on the woman, known as Patient A, despite her telling him she was taking an anti-clotting drug for a rare blood disorder.

The General Dental Council found he should have sought further advice prior to carrying out treatment.

Patient A died in July 2017 from severe bleeding from her mouth.

Read full story

Source: BBC News, 23 October 2019


Recommended Comments

There are no comments to display.

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Create New...