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Complainant Name:
Mrs Barbara Francis

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: The Echo (Southend)

Complaint:

Mrs Barbara Francis of Leigh on Sea complained that a report of her sonís death misleadingly and inaccurately stated that he had a history of drug and alcohol abuse.

Resolution:

The newspaper published details of the General Medical Councilís decision not to charge a doctor over claims that he irresponsibly prescribed drugs to patients including the complainantís son.

Report: 55



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