Cancer doctor ‘a danger to patients’, medical inquiry told

Dr Saqib Ahmed facing eight claims of professional misconduct and/or poor performance

Dr Saqib Ahmed, who qualified in Pakistan, is not being legally represented at  a Medical Council inquiry and is participating by telephone from Grand Rapids, Michigan in the US. File photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Dr Saqib Ahmed, who qualified in Pakistan, is not being legally represented at a Medical Council inquiry and is participating by telephone from Grand Rapids, Michigan in the US. File photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

A doctor who worked in cancer treatment at University Hospital Limerick was a danger to patients and colleagues, a Medical Council inquiry has heard.

Dr Saqib Ahmed worked as a junior registrar in oncology from July to November 2012, when he was placed on administrative leave.

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