Paediatrician suspended after she “threw objectivity to the winds”BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7375.1260/b (Published 30 November 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:1260
- Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
A senior consultant paediatrician has been suspended from her job pending an independent review of her clinical practice after she was strongly criticised by a High Court judge for her role in wrongly branding two former day nursery workers guilty of abusing their charges.
Camille San Lazaro has been suspended by Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust, which has commissioned the inquiry into her practice. She has also been suspended from her appointment as a senior lecturer at Newcastle University.
Dr San Lazaro also faces a complaint to the General …