GMC decision on Southall is challenged as “unduly lenient”BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7470.815-a (Published 07 October 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:815
- Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
The General Medical Council's decision to bar a leading consultant paediatrician, David Southall, from child protection work for three years is to be challenged as “unduly lenient” in the high court by the healthcare professions' watchdog, the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence (CHRE).
Professor Southall was found guilty of serious professional misconduct after he accused Stephen Clark of murdering his two infant sons on the basis of seeing …
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