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Northern Ireland doctor who hit out at 'criminal' lack of PPE guilty of dishonestly claiming pay


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Dr Fiachra McLaughlin was found guilty of invoicing a trust for work by a fitness to practise hearing

Dr Fiachra McLaughlin was found guilty of invoicing a trust for work by a fitness to practise hearing

Dr Fiachra McLaughlin was found guilty of invoicing a trust for work by a fitness to practise hearing

A locum doctor who hit out at politicians for failing to adequately fund the health service was found guilty of dishonestly claiming pay from the Southern Trust, it can be revealed.

Dr Fiachra McLaughlin launched an extraordinary attack, branding a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic as “criminal”.

He also said the fact healthcare workers were relying upon public donations of PPE was “shocking and unbelievable”.