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NHS doctor, 73, is struck off for failing to diagnose sepsis in a two-year-old boy and a female patient before trying to cover up her mistake by falsifying their records Dr Kathleen Bilton, 73, missed the deadly condition in a boy, 2, and a woman Ruled the GP of 50 years' standing was guilty of misconduct and 'risk to public' She was working as an out-of-hours GP at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Wales

By Izzy Ferris For The Daily Mail

Published: 00:47 GMT, 9 November 2019 | Updated: 01:34 GMT, 9 November 2019

An NHS doctor has been struck off for failing to diagnose sepsis in two patients, then trying to cover up the mistake.

Dr Kathleen Bilton, 73, missed the deadly condition in a two-year-old boy and a woman and tried to hide her blunder by entering made-up readings in their medical records.

The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service has ruled that the GP of 50 years' standing was guilty of misconduct and a 'risk to the public', and should be struck off because of her 'deplorable' dishonesty.

Dr Kathleen Bilton, 73, missed the deadly condition in a two-year-old boy and a woman. She was working as an out-of-hours GP at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantrisant, South Wales, when a mother arrived with her feverish toddler, named only as Patient B

Dr Kathleen Bilton, 73, missed the deadly condition in a two-year-old boy and a woman. She was working as an out-of-hours GP at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantrisant, South Wales, when a mother arrived with her feverish toddler, named only as Patient B 

Bilton was working as an out-of-hours GP at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantrisant, South Wales, when a mother arrived with her feverish toddler, named only as Patient B.

The tribunal heard he had 'fever, smelly breath, enlarged tonsils and flu-like symptoms' but Dr Bilton prescribed antibiotics and

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