GP faces manslaughter chargesBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7148.1852d (Published 20 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1852
- Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
A GP and three nurses are facing manslaughter charges over the death of an elderly patient in a nursing home who died two days after lapsing into a coma.
Jane Gustaffson, aged 46, who practises as a GP at Marlborough surgery, Seaham, County Durham, was formally charged with manslaughter at Peterlee police station last week, together with three nurses …
Log in using your username and password
Log in through your institution
Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
Sign up for a free trial