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BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 01 May 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:980

Southall may continue to work, pending appeal: Paediatrician David Southall has won the right to keep working while he waits to appeal against his erasure from the medical register. A High Court judge overturned the immediate suspension imposed by a General Medical Council panel, which struck off Dr Southall last December (BMJ 2007;335:1174 doi: 10.1136/bmj.39420.690845.DB). The GMC conceded that the suspension order was flawed by “a misapprehension as to the applicable legal test.” But conditions imposed by …

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