Cardiac surgery inquiry given wide remit

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 22 August 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:489
  1. John Warden, parliamentary correspondent
  1. BMJ

    The terms of reference for the “Bristol babies” inquiry, announced last week, go well beyond the cases decided by the General Medical Council (GMC) two months ago.

    In June the GMC struck two Bristol doctors off the medical register–retired surgeon Mr James Wisheart and the former chief executive of the hospital trust, Dr John Roylance (27 June, A third doctor, Dr Janardan Dhasmana, was barred from practising paediatric heart surgery for …

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