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Senior Dentist Suspended After Telling Colleagues He Would “Not Want to be Treated by an African”

September 30, 2021
by Laurence Dollimore, Daily Mail


A senior dentist in charge of monitoring professional standards has been branded “deplorable” after telling colleagues he would not want to be treated by an African.

Rashpal Singh Mondair was suspended for six months after making the shocking comments while acting as chair of the Professional Conduct Committee of the General Dental Council (GDC) – which investigates misconduct in the dental industry.

During a meeting of the panel in August 2018, Mr Mondair, who graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1989, used the phrase: “This is going to sound racist but…” before saying he would not want to be treated by someone from Africa.

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