Doctor who spoke to patients about the Devil given warning
Dr Richard Scott, 51, a former missionary doctor, "crossed the line" during the consultation because of his deep religious convictions and pushed his faith on the "psychologically disturbed" patient which left him distressed, the General Medical Council (GMC) ruled.
But the GP branded the four-day hearing a "charade" and questioned why the GMC had pursued the case when his accuser had initially refused to give evidence and then only did so over the telephone with the public and press banned from the hearing room.
The father-of-three, from Margate, Kent, said: "I think the judgment had been made in advance, whatever happened. The GMC was determined that I was to get a warning. This has effectively been a four-day charade.
"The panel has chosen to believe a patient with massive and multiple problems against a doctor of 28 years' standing, embedded in his local community with hundreds of testimonials from other patients of his.Continue reading at www.telegraph.co.uk