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American Psychiatrist abuses Child Protection Procedures

There are too many examples of medics across the world threatening parents with reference to Child Protection Procedures when the fault lies with the doctor.

There is a complex issue which is that sometimes bad things happen and they are not really anyone's fault. It is, therefore, not necessary for someone to be prosecuted every time someone dies.

There are situations where doctors are prosecuted for a death that they are not culpable for. Alternatively mothers (generally) and possible fathers are prosecuted for a death for which they have no responsibility. Clearly there are occasions when noone should be prosecuted, because noone is culpable.

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Know anything about Clare Short joining the Lib Dems, John?

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