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GMC mishandled father's complaint

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 01 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:11
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    The General Medical Council was guilty of “serious and disturbing failures” when it refused to investigate a father's complaint against a GP over the death of his son, a High Court judge said last week. Arpad Toth of Walingford, Oxfordshire, (father of 5 year old Wilfrid Toth, who died in 1993) and David Jarman, the GP against whom the complaint was made, were victims of these failures, said Mr Justice Lightman.

    Mr …

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