Baby P doctor removed from medical register by GMC
BBC News, 11 February 2011:
A doctor who said she failed to spot that the abused toddler Peter Connelly, known as Baby P, had a broken back has been removed from the medical register.
Consultant paediatrician Dr Sabah Al-Zayyat was facing action at the General Medical Council (GMC) over the care of the 17-month-old, who died in 2007.
But a GMC panel granted her request for "voluntary erasure" from the register, meaning she avoids a full hearing.
It also means that she can still practise outside the UK.
Peter died in Haringey, north London, after suffering months of abuse.
A post-mortem examination found he had suffered multiple injuries.
He had received 60 visits from authorities. Read more>>