GMC appeals decision not to strike off doctor convicted of manslaughterBMJ 2017; 358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j4023 (Published 25 August 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j4023
- Clare Dyer
- 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 …