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Letters The price of silence

Two doctors?

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 13 January 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c145
  1. Andrew Bousfield, investigator1
  1. 1Centre for Investigative Journalism, London EC1V 0HB
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    The management of Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust now make the claim that they have gagged only two doctors.1 I am shocked and surprised by this new claim. Two years ago I made a freedom of information request for all the compromise agreements containing gag clauses which “the trust had entered into with doctors.” At the Information Commissioner’s instigation the trust …

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