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Doctor and two nurses charged with manslaughter over death of boy at Leicester Royal Infirmary

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 18 December 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g7755
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1The BMJ

A doctor and two nurses have been charged with gross negligence manslaughter over the death of a 6 year old boy after a hospital mix up.

The Crown Prosecution Service announced the charges against Hadiza Bawa-Garba, who was a paediatric registrar at Leicester Royal Infirmary in February 2011 when Jack Adcock died of pneumonia, and two nurse colleagues, sister Theresa Taylor and …

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