Prosthetics expert struck off after giving patient two left feet – The Guardian

Posted February 12th, 2010 in doctors, news, professional conduct by sally

“An expert in prosthetics who gave an elderly patient two left feet by fitting the wrong artificial limb has been struck off after he admitted a series of misconduct allegations. Malcolm Griffiths fitted a left-footed lower limb instead of a new right leg to Patrick Morrison, 76, an amputee from Bathgate in West Lothian, and then failed to spot the mistake during two subsequent check-ups.”

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The Guardian, 11th February 2010