Threatened surgeon has case reconsideredBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7036.927 (Published 13 April 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:927
- Clare Dyer
A consultant heart surgeon threatened with compulsory retirement from Killingbeck Hospital in Leeds has dropped a High Court action to try to force hospital management to let him carry out heart surgery.
Lawyers for Duncan Walker, aged 54, asked Mr Justice Laddie to dismiss his application for an injunction after Stuart Ingham, chief executive of the United Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, agreed to reconsider his case.
Mr Walker, who sued the trust for …