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A British oncologist, found to have committed professional misconduct in his treatment of a patient while working as a Consultant Medical Oncologist in Mumbai, India, tried to argue before the U.K.'s High Court this year that his conduct should be judged by reference to local standards and practices in India.
But in a May ruling, the High Court held that doctors registered with the GMC are expected to comply with its standards rather than standards for Indian doctors, even when the behavior in question has occurred in India.
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