Southall faces being struck off for a second time

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 14 July 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c3799
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

    The child protection expert and paediatrician David Southall again faces possible erasure from the medical register, two months after he was reinstated following a Court of Appeal ruling in his favour.

    In May three appeal court judges quashed a finding by a General Medical Council fitness to practise panel that he had accused a mother of murdering her son and a decision to strike him off the register. They ruled that the panel had not given adequate reasons (BMJ 2010;340:c2448, doi:10.1136/bmj.c2448).

    At the time the GMC panel reached no decision on the sanction for two lesser charges of which it found him …

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