Three women win in cancer screening caseBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7182.484b (Published 20 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:484
- Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
three women who launched High Court compensation claims over Britain's worst case of cervical screening blunders won a ruling this week that they were victims of medical negligence.
Judge John Peppitt QC, sitting as a High Court judge in Canterbury, Kent, held that Kent and Canterbury Hospital had breached its duty of care …
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