A Dublin GP who allegedly over-prescribed psychoactive benzodiazepines is currently being investigate for medical negligence by the Medical Council.
Dr Mohammed Ahmed Khan who works in Wicklow Street, Dublin is being investigated for prescribing up to four times the recommended dosage of drugs such as Valium to patients suffering from anxiety and depression
Dr Khan is also being investigated for allegedly failing to enquire if any of the patients he prescribed drugs to was being treated by another doctor.
Doctors who practice in the Republic of Ireland are regulated by the Medical Council. A outlined by the Medical Practitioners Act 2007 its role is to safeguard the public’s health and ensure a better standard of training and conduct by all its registered medical practitioners.