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BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 02 February 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:254

Consultant's performance “deficient” says GMC: A consultant paediatrician who wrongly diagnosed children as having epilepsy has had conditions imposed on his registration for three years. Andrew Holton's professional performance was “seriously deficient,” the General Medical Council has ruled. A review at Leicester Royal Infirmary identified 618 cases that he had misdiagnosed between 1990 and …

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