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BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 04 May 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1054

Doctors arrested on suspicion of manslaughter: Two doctors who mistakenly injected the cytotoxic drug vincristine into the spine instead of a vein of Wayne Jowett, at Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. The coroner, who recorded a verdict of accidental death on Mr Jowett, aged 18, was told that 14 patients had died or been left …

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