GP axed for treating cancer with Venus flytrap

A GP who treated a cancer patient with vitamin C and mistletoe and Venus flytrap extracts has been banned from practice for three months.

Dr William Henry Barnes had been treating Penelope Dingle (nee Brown), whose death in 2005 sparked a high-profile coronial inquest where it emerged she had ignored medical advice and had opted for treatment by a homeopath.

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