Bawa-Garba: legal advice to GMC was incorrect, chief executive acknowledgesBMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4218 (Published 13 June 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l4218
- Gareth Iacobucci
- The BMJ
The head of the UK General Medical Council has acknowledged that the legal advice the regulator received during the Hadiza Bawa-Garba case was incorrect.
In an interview for a BBC documentary the GMC’s chief executive, Charlie Massey, said that if the same case arose now he would not have appealed the June 2017 tribunal verdict that decided to suspend Bawa-Garba but not to strike her off after the death …