Saturday December 14, 2019

Susan Mitchell: Regret’s regrettable behaviour

Fringe groups who circulate scare stories about health vaccines need to have their claims held up to the light and exposed

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

23rd July, 2017

Last November, the GP and broadcaster Dr Ciara Kelly received correspondence from the Medical Council which informed her that a complaint had been lodged against her. This is every doctor’s worst nightmare, as the Medical Council regulates the profession and has the power to stop doctors from practising.

The complaint against Kelly was made by a couple whom she had never met. It concerned comments she had made supporting the human papilloma virus...

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