Council Suspends Doctors Over Alleged Professional Misconduct

On 24/Mar/2014 / In Medical News

The Medical and Dental Practitioners Investigating Panel in Abuja has suspended two medical doctors from practice for three months for alleged professional misconduct.
 
The two are part of 11 doctors currently facing trial by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) Disciplinary Tribunal.
Dr. Friday Wokoma and Dr. Theophilus Masha Dabkana were suspended from practice for a period of three months each.
 
Wokoma is head of the Renal Unit, University of Port Harcourt Teching Hospital. Dabkana was suspended for allegedly conducting himself by acting in contempt of the
Medical and Dental Practitioner Inverstigating Panel contrary to Rula 28 1 of the medical Ethics in Nigeria.
 
In a judgement obtained by the media at the weekend, the panel said Dabkana refused to honour several summons to appear and was therefore, punished in absentia.

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