Doctor who failed to spot Baby P’s injuries is suicidal, GMC hears

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 23 February 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1096
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

    The consultant paediatrician who failed to spot that the abused toddler Baby P had serious injuries when she examined him two days before his death is suicidal and has fled the United Kingdom, a General Medical Council panel that was due to start hearing a disciplinary case against her on Monday was told.

    Rebecca Poulet QC, counsel for the GMC, told the fitness to practise panel that Sabah Al-Zayyat had been …

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