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Doctor can be struck off for role in six-year-old boy’s death following appeal

A doctor who was found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence after the death of a six-year-old boy can be struck off, a court has ruled.

Jack Adcock, who had a heart condition, died of sepsis at Leicester Royal Infirmary in 2011, hours after being admitted with sickness and vomiting.

Doctor Hadiza Bawa-Garba was suspended from the medical register for 12 months in June last year.

But she is now set to be struck off following an appeal at the High Court.

Read more at BBC Health.

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