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Southall - what about his research?

Responding to today's GMC hearing:
John Hemming MP has called upon the General Medical Council to investigate the research of Dr David Southall. "The GMC", he said, "have so far refused to investigate the research of Dr David Southall. They have found most of the recent allegations considered by the GMC to be proven."

"It is very important that Dr Southall's research is properly investigated. His research involved giving babies dangerous gas mixtures and this must not be swept under the carpet. If he is struck off by the GMC that must not stop any investigation into the research that he has managed. The fact that his research managed to be performed is something that needs in itself to be considered."

"In fact there should be a public inquiry into what he has done over many years. This must not be the end of the issue.".

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webrad said…
Nineteen years ago my child was referred to David Southal as he had apnoea attacks. I am horrified that I may have been covertly video recorded, that i may have been suspected of harming my chld, adn that teh thousands of pounds I raised for charity (AMBLE-a monitor for a babies life) may have been used for other purposes. I used to supply products for the monitors to other parents, adn was asked on one occasion to report back to dr Southall any strange comments from one parent as he thought they were harming therir baby. i wish i had seen teh warnign signs. i wish i could talk to him! i wish i could read teh notes.There is no doubt he did work on cot death, but when did munchaused take over, adn how secretly he did it...
Don'tQuoteMe said…
This doctor is proof that there are not enough checks and balances in the system.

If social workers or doctors make a mistake, its impossible for a single parent to stop the juggernaut of state officials against them. Of greater concern is that "Harold Shipman's" can work with detection. No doctor or social work can be above the law. Each must be open to being challenged and accountable for their actions.

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