Council for the Regulation of Healthcare Professionals v General Medical Council and Professor Southall: Admn 14 Apr 2005

The doctor, a famous pediatrician had been criticised for his trenchant views concerning the probable criminal responsibility of many parents for the cot deaths of their children. The Council referred as too lenient a sentence of being debarred from child protection work for three years.
Held: The respondent had not shown any inclination to moderate his views. It was not necessary that he be struck off, but the conditions on his practising should be more tightly drawn.


Mr Justice Collins


[2005] EWHC 579 (Admin), [2005] Lloyds Law Reports (Medical) 365




England and Wales

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See AlsoSouthall v The General Medical Council Admn 22-May-2009
The doctor appealed against the erasure of his name from the register of medical practitioners after a finding of serious professional misconduct. There had been earlier similar findings, but based on different allegations.
Held: The doctor’s . .
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Health Professions

Updated: 30 April 2022; Ref: scu.224124