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Trust withdraws allegations against consultant

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6994.1607b (Published 17 June 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1607

Trust fostered traditional gender culture

  1. Su Maddock
  1. Equality/organisation consultant Manchester M21 2FE

    EDITOR,—On 30 May the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust withdrew its charges against Dr Helena Daly. A settlement was reached whereby the trust agreed that its case against her was unfair and her dismissal wrong; her credibility as a doctor was restored, but she was not reinstated.1 This was a hollow victory as far as her patients were concerned.

    On the advice of her barristers Dr Daly gave up her fight for her post because she could see that if none of the hospital managers would support …

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