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Whistleblower inquiry clears British hospital

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 08 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:68
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    A former professor at Imperial College School of Medicine and consultant radiologist at the Hammersmith Hospital in London who was suspended from his job after raising concerns about patient safety was not victimised, according to the conclusions of an independent inquiry released last week.

    Peter Dawson, who resigned with a £120000 ($180000) settlement and now works for University College London Hospitals, branded the public presentation of the report by Ian Cameron, vice chancellor of the University of Wales College of Medicine, as “a cover-up and a whitewash.” But he …

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