Covert surveillance in Munchausen's syndrome by proxy

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6945.1715b (Published 25 June 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1715
  1. B Morgan
  1. Cardiff CF1 8LF

    EDITOR, - The Dispatches programme which I as reporter helped make has been criticised by an anonymous correspondent.1

    The principal charge against Dispatches is of bias in favour of banning covert surveillance. The complainant also claims that covert video surveillance can be justified “if one child's life is saved or continued abuse halted” and because it will prove innocence as well as abuse. She also states that her own granddaughter's life was “probably” saved by the …

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