Search

Romford doctor accused of wiping a dirty nappy in his wife’s face cleared by medical tribunal

PUBLISHED: 18:00 11 October 2017

Embargoed to 0001 Wednesday April 12 File photo dated 10/09/13 of a stethoscope on top of patient's files. Around two in every five GPs in one region of England are planning to quit - exposing a potential doctors' crisis in the NHS.

Embargoed to 0001 Wednesday April 12 File photo dated 10/09/13 of a stethoscope on top of patient's files. Around two in every five GPs in one region of England are planning to quit - exposing a potential doctors' crisis in the NHS.

PA Wire/PA Images

A Romford doctor being investigated after his ex-wife claimed he rubbed a soiled nappy in her face has been cleared by a medical tribunal.

Dr Prabjhot Gill was facing a charge of impairment through misconduct, but after a 10-day hearing in Manchester was cleared of all but two of the allegations of domestic abuse levelled against him.

However, the tribunal did impose an official warning on his registration as a result of his behaviour.

Dr Gill’s ex-wife, ‘Ms A’, claimed he had beaten her on two separate days in March 2014.

Although the Romford doctor had been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing by police, a tribunal looked at police statements, medical records, audio recordings of the incidents in question, a translated transcript of recordings that were in Punjabi and a number of handwritten notes from Dr Gill’s appearances in court.

It was eventually decided there was not enough evidence to prove, on the balance of probabilities, that Dr Gill had in fact wiped a dirty nappy in his ex-wife’s face or hit her in any way.

But Dr Gill admitted verbally abusing his ex-wife and pushing her into a radiator.

The tribunal said it was “appalled” by Dr Gill’s “deplorable” behaviour.

However, Dr Gill prove that he had attended anger management classes, and that there had been no violent outbursts since March 2014.

The tribunal decided: “Dr Gill is a competent doctor who at the time of the incident was closely monitored in training.

“There are no current concerns about his professional conduct and demeanour in the workplace. Dr Gill has evidenced remorse and taken steps to remediate.

“The Tribunal does not consider that a finding of impairment is necessary to protect the public interest in this case.”

But the tribunal did issue a formal warning.

It read: “On 15 March 2014 in the context of an unhappy and deteriorating relationship, you verbally abused Ms A and pushed her, with the result that she fell to the floor and struck a radiator.

“This conduct does not meet with the standards required of a doctor. It risks bringing the profession into disrepute and it must not be repeated.”

Related articles

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Romford Recorder visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Romford Recorder staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Romford Recorder account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Romford News Stories

Miraculously, no one was seriously injured after a car crashed into the front of a block of flats in Romford town centre this afternoon.

There will be no TfL Rail services this weekend as engineers continue carrying out track and station improvement works to prepare the line for Crossrail.

There are only three weeks left to apply for the Havering Business Awards and celebrate your staff, customers and success.

Four Emerson Park schoolchildren were amazed to discover this week that they were among the world’s cleverest 2pc and being invited to join Mensa.

Audience members will have a chance to experience quality immersive theatre in January when the curtain rises on a spooky new show.

Two 14-year-old girls have been left “traumatised” after police tasered one, and reportedly held down another, during an altercation in Harold Hill.

Tower Hamlets councillors are calling for a raft of documents relating to sexual abuse at St Leonard’s Children’s Home to be released to the public.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

Show Job Lists

News from your area

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now