Gynaecologist faces inquiry after woman nearly dies after abortion

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 15 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:566
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. London

    A consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist was last week accused at a General Medical Council hearing of a “unique” catalogue of errors that nearly killed a young woman having an abortion.

    On 6 November 2000 Dr Andrew Gbinigie did a dilatation and evacuation on a 21 year old woman, referred to in the case as Miss A. It was his first day in a new job at the Calthorpe Clinic in Birmingham. He is accused of perforating …

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