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Doctor to keep job after illicit visit to ICU ward during UK Covid lockdown

Trainee GP Ashbal Chaudhary had been accused of bluffing way into a Manchester hospital to see a sick relative

A doctor accused of bluffing his way on to an intensive care unit (ICU) during the Covid pandemic to visit a critically ill relative is to keep his job, a tribunal has decided, after he claimed he did not know he was flouting lockdown rules.

Trainee GP Ashbal Chaudhary, 30, had faced being struck off after he turned up at a hospital without prior authorisation wearing medical scrubs and a stethoscope at a time when visits to patients from loved ones were banned.

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