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Duration: 30 minutes

It's the nation's most cherished and respected children's hospital, but senior consultants are now claiming that all is not well at Great Ormond Street. Through a series of exclusive interviews, Freedom of Information requests and a surprising paper trail, BBC London's Political Editor Tim Donovan asks: just how far will this world-famous hospital go to protect its unblemished reputation?

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Wed 18 Apr 2012 19:30 BBC One London only

  • Great Ormond Street Hospital

    Great Ormond Street Hospital

    Great Ormond Street Hospital is facing accusations that it is downgrading child protection work and "victimising" staff who raise concerns.

    Doctors claim the hospital has ignored warnings about the reduction in its specialist expertise in diagnosing abuse.

    According to the former head of its radiology department, its withdrawal of services since the death of Baby Peter is putting children's safety at risk.

    And a senior Conservative MP has also criticised the hospital over its treatment of another consultant, who was accused of falsifying expenses.

    Read the full story on the BBC website below...

    BBC News: Great Ormond Street Hospital 'victimising concerned staff'
  • Archive: MP tells Great Ormond Street chief to quit over Baby P

    Archive: MP tells Great Ormond Street chief to quit over Baby P

    A government minister has called on the chief executive of Great Ormond Street Hospital (Gosh) to resign for "covering up" failings in the Baby Peter case.

    Liberal Democrat Lynne Featherstone accuses the hospital of withholding crucial information about the children's clinic where its locum doctor examined the toddler two days before he died.

    Read an archive story from the BBC News website below...

    BBC News: MP tells Great Ormond Street chief to quit over Baby P
  • Archive: Great Ormond Street Hospital 'withheld Baby P facts'

    Archive: Great Ormond Street Hospital 'withheld Baby P facts'

    Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) did not disclose key information to the original inquiry into what happened to Baby Peter, it has been claimed.

    The author of the first serious case review into the tragedy said she was kept in the dark about potentially important facts about the hospital's contact with Peter Connelly.

    Read Tim Donovan's archive story on the BBC News website below...

    BBC News: Great Ormond Street Hospital 'withheld Baby P facts'

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Victoria Holden
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Tim Donovan

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