Doctor, 25, is suspended after lying that she had cancer to her bosses at Broadmoor Hospital where patients include the Yorkshire Ripper
By Lara Keay
December 12, 2019
A junior doctor at Broadmoor Hospital who lied about having breast cancer has been banned from treating patients.
Trainee psychiatrist Dr Amina Rafi, 25, told colleagues at the maximum security hospital she had the disease, was four years older than she was, and that she was a member of the Royal College of Physicians…
At the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service in Manchester, she admitted dishonest misconduct and was suspended from practice for nine months after a disciplinary panel said her lies had put the lives of Broadmoor patients at risk.
The high security hospital was previously home to the Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe and London nail bomber David Copeland…