Gynaecologist faces inquiry after woman nearly dies after abortionBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7389.566/a (Published 15 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:566
- Owen Dyer
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 …