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Urologist is jailed after admitting manslaughter of woman with kidney infection

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e3780 (Published 28 May 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e3780
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

A consultant urologist has been jailed for two years after admitting manslaughter over the death of a 37 year old single mother and altering notes to try to cover up his failings.

Sudhanshu Garg, who was in his first consultant post, was on call at Bradford Royal Infirmary over the August bank holiday weekend in 2008 when Lisa Quinn was admitted on Friday 22 August with a kidney infection. Before that, the court was told, she was a fit and healthy young mother.

Garg, 44, saw her 24 hours after she was …

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