Doctor’s work ban after affair with patient

John McCarron, who has been suspended for misconduct, practised at Spire Fylde Coast Hospital from 2003 until 2014 but his offences were not committed there.

John McCarron, who has been suspended for misconduct, practised at Spire Fylde Coast Hospital from 2003 until 2014 but his offences were not committed there.

A psychologist who had clinics in Blackpool has been handed a 12-month suspension for misconduct after he had an affair with a patient.

John McCarron, who worked at Spire Fylde Coast Hospital for more than a decade, slept with a female patient on two separate occasions last year.

He also sent inappropriate messages to the woman, who was his patient from May 2012 until February 2013.

 

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