Junior doctor’s conviction for involuntary manslaughter raises concern over medical training

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 22 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4674
  1. Ned Stafford
  1. 1Hamburg

An intern in Germany who was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the hospital death of an infant has appealed the conviction in a higher court.

The intern, who since has been certified and now practises medicine at another hospital, is being supported in his appeal by the University of Münster, where he studied medicine.

In August 2011 the …

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