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Complainant Name:
Dr Oluwatoyin Ogunsanya

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Daily Mail

Complaint:

Dr Oluwatoyin Ogunsanya complained to the Press Complaints Commission under Clause 1 (Accuracy) of the Editors' Code of Practice about an article which reported that a man who had died from a brain tumour had had his symptoms misdiagnosed by doctors. The complainant, who was one of the doctors in question and who had been exonerated by the General Medical Council, complained that the article misled readers as to the circumstances of his diagnosis.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper arranged for the online article to be deleted and provided a private letter of apology for the complainant.

Date Published: 03/10/2013



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