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Dr Bawa-Garba allowed to return to practice from July 2019


The GMC acknowledge how difficult this has been for Jack Adcock's family. Losing a child to sepsis is the most awful thing and my heart really goes out to them. Blaming Dr. Bawa-Garba for this death or anyone else in this case was not the answer. She was the only doctor in perhaps the most difficult circumstances who probably did the most to try to save his life on that day. Mistakes were made however we have to put them in context and we do not know whether the outcome would have been different had those mistakes not been made. I just do not know why Jack’s mother is convinced that Dr. Bawa-Garba is to blame for the death of Jack? Who told her she is to blame? Is it because she was convicted by a jury? Is it because the GMC said she should be struck off? Why does Jack’s mum feel that Dr. Bawa-Garba is not going to be safe doctor, when all the evidence points the other way? Jack's mum, Nicky Adcock said in 2015 regarding the nurse who was struck off and of Dr. Bawa-Garba "..I want to rip their heads off because the truth is they didn’t do their best for him. If it hadn’t been for them, he’d still be here today.” How did she come to this conclusion?

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09 Apr 2019

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