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A shaken baby syndrome researcher reconsiders

British neuropathologist Waney Squier spent many years as an expert witness in court assisting in the prosecution of defendants accused of causing Shaken Baby Syndrome. Then a closer engagement with the evidence caused her to change her mind — and the story that follows, which she tells in this TEDx Wandsworth talk, must be heard to be believed. Sue Luttner has more for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism. More on the story: Jon Robins, The Justice Gap; Theodore Dalrymple, Spectat...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Child Abuse, Times, Forensics, Wandsworth, Expert Witnesses, Waney Squier, Justice Gap, Deborah Tuerkheimer, Theodore Dalrymple, Sue Luttner, USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism More, Jon Robins, Marisa Gerber


Doctor who denies shaken baby syndrome struck off

Dr Waney Squier banned from practising after being found guilty of misleading courts in six cases where infants diedA leading expert in children’s brain development who denies the existence of shaken baby syndrome has been banned from practising as a doctor after being found guilty of misleading the courts in six cases where infants died. Dr Waney Squier, a consultant neuropathologist at the John Radcliffe hospital in Oxford, has been struck off the medical register after being found to have lie...
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Doctor who misled courts over shaken baby syndrome is struck off

Dr Waney Squier failed to be objective and unbiased in six cases in which she gave evidence, disciplinary panel rules [Author: Laura Donnelly]
Tags: Shaken Baby Syndrome, Laura Donnelly, Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service, Waney Squier, Misled Courts


Battlelines drawn as shaken baby syndrome controversy set to run

Panorama programme had views from both sides of argument but found one everybody shares: the stakes are incredibly high Related: Doctor who doubted shaken baby syndrome misled courts, panel rules Shaken baby syndrome is back in the news. Monday’s BBC Panorama programme focused on this most contentious of subjects and was itself prompted by the General Medical Council’s prosecution of Dr Waney Squier, a consultant neuropathologist who used to give evidence against those charged with injuring t...
Tags: Health, Law, Society, UK News, Parents and parenting, Gmc, General Medical Council, BBC Panorama, Waney Squier


This shaken baby syndrome case is a dark day for science – and for justice | Clive Stafford Smith

A leading doctor faces being struck off for challenging the theory about the infant condition. It’s like Galileo all over againOn Friday, I witnessed something akin to a reenactment of the trial of Galileo, precisely four centuries after the original. Dr Waney Squier faces being struck off by the General Medical Council (GMC) for having the temerity to challenge the mainstream theory on shaken baby syndrome (SBS).For years, the medical profession has boldly asserted that a particular “triad” of ...
Tags: Health, Law, UK News, World news, Doctors, SBS, Clive Stafford Smith, Galileo, Waney Squier, General Medical Council GMC


Doctor who doubted shaken baby syndrome misled courts, panel rules

Supporters of Dr Waney Squier argue she was right to cast doubt on charges against parents accused of killing their babiesA leading doctor who cast doubt on claims that parents had shaken their babies to death has been found guilty of misleading the courts.Dr Waney Squier, a senior neuropathologist at the Radcliffe hospital in Oxford, was wrong to tell trials at the Old Bailey and the high court that fatal or serious brain injuries suffered by six babies were not caused deliberately, the Medical...
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Doctor misled courts in 'shaken baby' cases

Dr Waney Squier's views on shaken baby syndrome were in contrast to most experts [Author: Lexi Finnigan]
Tags: Shaken Baby Syndrome, Lexi Finnigan, Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service, Dr Waney Squier, Waney Squier