Richard Freeman Permanently Struck Off Medical Register

Richard Freeman permanently struck off medical register

Will Strickson 19 Mar 2021 Former British Cycling and Team Sky chief doctor found guilty of ordering testosterone for an athlete in 2011 Richard Freeman has been permanently struck off the medical register, meaning he can no longer practise medicine in the UK. The former British Cycling and Team Sky chief doctor was found guilty of ordering testosterone to British Cycling HQ for an athlete in 2011. The Medical Practitioners Tribunal judged his fitness to practise was impaired, issuing the strongest sanction possible, saying his 'behaviour is fundamentally incompatible with registration'. It concluded: 'The tribunal has therefore determined that erasure is the only sufficient sanction which would protect patients, maintain public confidence int eh profession and send a clear message to Dr Freeman, the profession and the public that his misconduct constituted behaviour unbefitting and incompatible with that of a registered doctor.' A decision now has to be made whether ...

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