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GP in Baby P case has conditions on his practice revoked

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 26 July 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e5123
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

The GP who failed to notice that the battered toddler Peter Connolly was being abused has been allowed to return to practice unconditionally after 2½ years’ suspension and 12 months working under stringent conditions.

Jerome Ikwueke saw Peter 14 times at his Tottenham, north London, practice between May 2006 and 26 July 2007, but missed signs of abuse, although he noted that on the last occasion the normally happy toddler was withdrawn and pulled away. Eight days later the child was dead.

The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS), which has taken over the role of General Medical Council …

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