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BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7140.1261b (Published 25 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1261

Doctors face trial: Two doctors from Great Ormond Street Hospital in London have been charged with manslaughter after the death of Richie William. The 12 year old boy died last July, five days after a drug to combat his cancer was wrongly injected into his spine instead of a vein. The two doctors were John Lee, a specialist registrar in paediatric anaesthetics, …

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