‘His actions fell below expected standards’
very striking. Events which demonstrated inappropriate behaviour in terms of violating verbal and physical boundaries towards women were documented in 1999, 2010 and 2011.
“Dr Aggarwal came before a GMC Committee in 1999 and before a Fitness to Practise Panel in 2010.
“This latter hearing was as a result of a conviction for sexual assault on two female patients in 2009.
“The Panel particularly misconduct. Doctors have a duty to act with honesty and integrity, not only in patient care.
“In the panel’s judgement, Dr Aggarwal’s actions fell far below the standard of conduct expected of a registered medical practitioner and amounted to serious misconduct.”
The shamed doctor’s name will be erased from the medical register in 28 days, subject to appeal.
The medic was not present or represented at the hearing.