Raj Persaud's psychiatric career is in ruins after the General Medical Council ruled that his fitness to practise had been impaired because he plagiarised the work of other academics.as reported by the Daily Telegraph.
The General Medical Council now has to decide the punishment for Persaud having ruled
that he was guilty of serious misconduct, which brought his profession into disrepute.The GMC Fitness to Practise Panel chairman didn't hold back in criticizing Persaud:
"The panel has determined that your dishonest conduct and plagiarising other people's work on multiple occasions represents a serious breach of the principles that are central to good medical practice. The panel is in no doubt that this amounts to misconduct which is serious."
He added: "Your dishonest conduct brings the profession into disrepute and the panel has... concluded that your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of your misconduct."
Persaud has been suspended for 3 months for plagiarism. More details are in the comment below.