GP who saw Baby P can practise again after two and a half years

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 22 July 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d4723
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

The GP who missed signs that the battered toddler Peter Connelly was being abused has been allowed to practise again after 12 months’ suspension.

A General Medical Council review panel found that Jerome Ikwueke had “gained considerable insight into his failings” since the original hearing last July (BMJ 2010;341:c3692, doi:10.1136/bmj.c3692).

But the GP has had 18 conditions placed on his practice for a further 12 months. He can work only as a salaried GP in …

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