Suspended consultant surgeon challenges official inquiry

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 10 October 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:970

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  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
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    A consultant general surgeon who was suspended nine months ago after an inquest into a patient's death has won the right to mount an unprecedented legal challenge to the report of an NHS Executive inquiry into three of his operations.

    Christopher Ingoldby, who was suspended last January from his job at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, was given the go ahead by the High Court last week to seek a judicial review of the report by a clinical panel headed by Professor Liam Donaldson, the newly appointed chief medical officer.

    The case is thought to be …

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