Seven charges against medical director accused of failing to protect patients are thrown outBMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3534 (Published 23 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3534
- Clare Dyer
- The BMJ
A medical practitioners’ tribunal has thrown out seven misconduct charges against a former medical director who was accused of failing to act soon enough to deal with the risk of harm posed to patients by a bungling consultant obstetrician.
At the close of the General Medical Council’s (GMC) case against Paul Upton, the tribunal dismissed seven of the charges but ruled that …