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Army doctor who tried to resuscitate Iraqi man after soldier’s beating faces GMC hearing

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 31 May 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e3852
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

The army doctor serving with 1st Battalion the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment (1QLR) in Basra in 2003, when civilian detainee Baha Mousa was beaten to death, faces charges of lying in witness statements and in evidence to the court martial and public inquiry at a six week General Medical Council hearing starting on 11 June.

Derek Keilloh, who now works as a GP, told the public inquiry into the events in September 2003 that he saw no injuries on Baha Mousa’s body except a small trace of blood under his nose, when he was called by soldiers to try to resuscitate him. A post mortem later …

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