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Great Ormond Street Hospital gagged doctor who raised safety concerns

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4253 (Published 01 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4253
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

A senior consultant paediatrician who left Great Ormond Street Hospital after a dispute with management, which began when she raised concerns about cuts in the numbers of junior doctors, was subjected to a gagging clause banning her from speaking about the circumstances in which her employment ended.

Hilary Cass, now a consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and president of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Child Health, lost her roles as deputy …

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