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Hugh McGoldrick: Doctor who admitted falsifying drug trials is remanded in custody

Dr Hugh McGoldrick Image copyright Justin Kernoghan
Image caption Dr Hugh McGoldrick photographed at an earlier court hearing

A doctor who pleaded guilty to falsifying clinical trials on patients with sleeping disorders has been remanded in custody to await sentence.

Dr Hugh McGoldrick, 59, of Crossgar Road East, Crossgar, County Down previously admitted two charges.

The offences took place at his Pound Lane GP practice in Downpatrick.

In April, McGoldrick, admitted conducting a clinical trial in breach of the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004.

The offences took place on dates between 27 November 2007 and 30 June 2008.

That previous hearing was told he had given an undertaking to repay all the money.

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