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Shaken baby expert must disclose fitness to practise charges when asked to give evidence in new cases

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h833 (Published 19 February 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h833
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1The BMJ

A leading UK neuropathologist and expert witness in shaken baby cases must tell anyone who commissions her to prepare an expert report that she is facing fitness to practise charges, under conditions imposed on her medical registration.

The decision to impose interim conditions on Waney Squier’s registration was made by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service after the disclosure that she failed to mention her upcoming hearing when agreeing in April 2014 to …

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