Baby P doctor can reapply to be removed from the medical registerBMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c6856 (Published 29 November 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c6856
- Clare Dyer
The paediatrician accused of failing to spot Baby P’s serious injuries days before he was killed has won a key High Court ruling in her fight to avoid a fitness to practise hearing by the General Medical Council.
At the High Court in London Mr Justice Mitting quashed the GMC’s refusal to allow Sabah Al-Zayyat to remove herself from the medical register on health grounds rather than face a hearing. He described the decision as “perverse” and sent the case back to the GMC, where she will be able to apply again to …