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MMR vaccine row raises questions of clinical freedom

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7308.300/a (Published 11 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:300
  1. Helen Barratt
  1. BMJ

    The doctor who referred a colleague providing single vaccines for measles, mumps, and rubella to the General Medical Council has defended his actions as the only available way of raising issues of patients' safety in the private sector.

    Professor Brian McCloskey, director of public health for Worcestershire Health Authority, said that he had been caught in the middle of two conflicting clinical views and has asked the General Medical Council to take a further look into …

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