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Bawa-Garba: What happens next

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(1)It is essential to remember this appeal was technically only about reversing a GMC decision to strike off the list , despite an established recommendation of MPTS . Nothing more , nothing less in legal terms. (2) The two big questions are(a) how can we modify (if it was the general consent) the legislation to define gross negligence manslaughter in medical accidents so as to have a purpose to fit? Can some form immunity be granted in individual cases after taking into account of all objective evidences? (b) Is manslaugter automatically equating to removal from GMC list ? This latter question was exactly what GMC was biting on repeatedly in this case. (3) Without these questions answered , the ‘fight’ is never over and as I wrote before , we will be continuing to demand the heads of our regulators to resign.

Posted date

16 Aug 2018

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9:46am

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