A Christian GP “crossed the line” when he asked a patient if he had considered faith in Jesus, the General Medical Council (GMC) has heard.

Dr Richard Scott spoke about religion to the “suicidal” and “vulnerable” 24-year-old at his surgery in Kent, the GMC heard.

Paul Ozin, for the GMC, said Dr Scott told the patient Christianity might help him overcome personal problems.

Dr Scott has said he does not accept that portrayal of events.

The investigation committee heard that the 51-year-old GP discussed his own personal religious beliefs after the patient told him to “go for it”.

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