GP faces manslaughter charges

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 20 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1852
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    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 …

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