Gulf war records were wrongly withheldBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7085.919i (Published 29 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:919
- Jack Warden, parliamentary correspondent
Britain's Ministry of Defence wrongly withheld medical records from Gulf war veterans and their GPs, according to a Commons select committee last week.
Despite assurances by ministers that doctors had access to records, the defence committee found that this was inconsistent with what was being done in practice. Its …