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Rogue dentist struck off

A dentist jailed for seven years after scamming almost £1.4million out of the NHS has been struck off by the General Dental Council.

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Actions of dentist in £1.4m fraud 'cannot be remedied'

A rogue dentist who fleeced the NHS of almost £1.4million "brought the profession into disrepute", the General Dental Council has ruled.

In making the decision to strike off Joyce Trail, the council's Professional Conduct Committee said her actions could never be put right.

The gravity of Ms Trail’s convictions offended fundamental standards of behaviour expected of a member of the dental profession.

Her convictions go to her character and her actions are incapable of remedy.

She has brought the profession into disrepute and remains subject to the lengthy custodial sentences imposed upon her by the court.

– General Dental Council's Professional Conduct Committee

Unless she appeals the decision, Trail's name will be struck off the register in 33 days’ time.

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