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Table 2 Disciplinary actions (in Norway) by type of action and doctor, 2011–2018

From: Medical malpractice in Norway: frequency and distribution of disciplinary actions for medical doctors 2011–2018

  Warning n (%) Loss of prescription rights n (%) Licence revoked or restricted n (%) Suspension/revocation of specialization licence n (%) Total n
Primary care doctors
 GPs in general practice 307 (57) 33 (77) 126 (49) 1 (25) 467
 GPs in emergency clinics 58 (11) 0 (0) 16 (6) 0 (0) 74
 Nursing home doctors 9 (2) 1 (2) 4 (2) 0 (0) 14
Secondary care doctors
 Junior doctors 16 (3) 1 (2) 19 (7) 0 (0) 36
 Senior consultants 70 (13) 3 (7) 51 (20) 1
(25)
125
Other types of doctors
 Private specialists 59 (11) 4 (9) 26 (10) 0 (0) 89
 Medical interns 5 (1) 1 (2) 2 (1) 0 (0) 8
 Company doctors 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 1 (25) 1
 Other doctors 11 (2) 0 13 (5) 1 (25) 25
 Licensed medical students 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0) 0 (0) 1
Total n (%) 535 (100) 43 (100) 258 (100) 4 (100) 840a
  1. a110 disciplinary actions occurred outside Norway