When patients die due to healthcare system errors, should individual doctors be subject to criminal court action for the consequences? Doctors at the recent AMA National Conference have voted overwhelmingly in support of a motion to clarify any Australian implications from the UK case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba – a paediatric trainee convicted of manslaughter ...
‘Watershed’ manslaughter verdict raises doctors’ fears over scapegoating
By Mardi Chapman
30 May 2018