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Three women win in cancer screening case

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 20 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:484
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    three women who launched High Court compensation claims over Britain's worst case of cervical screening blunders won a ruling this week that they were victims of medical negligence.

    Judge John Peppitt QC, sitting as a High Court judge in Canterbury, Kent, held that Kent and Canterbury Hospital had breached its duty of care …

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