The surgeon from the UK put autographs on the liver of their patients
• The surgeon from the UK put autographs on their patients' liver
The doctor pleaded guilty in the fact that left his initials on the liver of two patients when doing organ transplant operations.
During the hearing in Birmingham 53-year-old Simon Bramhall (Simon Bramhall) pleaded guilty in two cases of violence committed on February 9 and August 21, 2013. Bramhall 12 years in the Queen Elizabeth II hospital and was in good standing as a specialist in the field of transplantation.
The surgeon used the argon plasma coagulator, which is usually cauterize the blood vessels to leave on the internal organs of patients their initials. This is not harmful, and left a mark should disappear with time. But during the second operation on the presence of one of the "autographs" learned colleague of the surgeon.
Once at the hospital became aware of the incident, Bramhall suspended from work, and in the spring of 2014 the doctor himself tendered his resignation.
"A disciplinary meeting was held on May 15, but had not been fired. May 16 I myself made the decision to resign. I need to move on, "- Bramhall said. December 13, 2017 at Birmingham Crown Court held a hearing in the trial of a former surgeon. Attorney Tony Badenoch said that this is a very unusual case, which has no analogues in the judicial practice.
"It was a deliberate use of force in relation to the patient during surgery. the surgeon's actions were deliberate, "- said the prosecutor.
Elizabeth Reid from the Crown Prosecution Service announced that Bramhall action was an abuse of trust patients.
One of the former surgeon's patients, Tracy Scriven, rose to his defense.
"Even if he left the initials of the liver, why is it so bad? I would not care if he did so with me. This man saved my life. " Court sentenced a man to 12 months of community service, a fine of 10 thousand pounds and suspended from medical practice.