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GMC appeals decision not to strike off doctor convicted of manslaughter

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: (Published 25 August 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j4023
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

The General Medical Council is appealing against the decision by a medical practitioners tribunal to suspend for 12 months a doctor who was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter. The GMC argues that Hadiza Bawa-Garba should have been struck off the UK medical register.

Bawa-Garba, who worked as a senior specialist registrar in paediatrics for University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, was convicted along with a nurse, Isabel Amaro, after the death of …

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