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I am glad to read that the two surgeons have been aquitted of the
But the fact remains that the wrong kidney was removed. Let us hear
from all those involved in this case as to what actually went wrong, so
that others can learn from it. I am particularly interested in the views
of the theatre nurses who received the patient and checked the consent,
the anaesthetists who supervised the positioning of the patient and the
other theatre staff who helped in the operation.
If the checks and controls were in place, someone should have blown
the whistle before the operation reached an irreversible stage.