Posts Tagged ‘Bawa-Garba’

Human Factors training to be rolled out for GMC investigators following Bawa-Garba case

The GMC’s fitness to practise decision makers, case examiners and clinical experts are to receive ‘human factors’ training, and advice on modifying i...

New guidance on doctors’ reflection aims to address blame culture fears

New guidance to help doctors and medical students with reflection has been released. The guidance sets out key points and principles on being a reflecti...

Pressure on GMC chief executive mounts as he’s blamed for Bawa-Garba debacle

The HCSA has called on the chief executive of the GMC to resign in the wake of the regulator’s botched handling of the Bawa-Garba case. The union warn...

Petition challenges GMC’s right to use doctor’s fees to pay Bawa-Garba legal costs

Doctors have launched a petition to prevent the GMC from using membership fees to fund its failed legal challenge against Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba. Dr Bawa-...

Reaction to Bawa-Garba’s reinstatement: “We urge doctors to keep reflecting”

President of the RCP, Professor Dame Jane Dacre “The judgment of the court of appeal is a welcome step towards the development of a just culture in he...

GMC in the spotlight after Bawa-Garba re-instated to medical register

The reinstatement of Dr Bawa-Garba to the medical register by the Court of Appeal calls into the question the GMC’s handling of the case. That’s the...

New approach needed in England to gross negligent manslaughter

Since the decision was made to permanently erase Dr Bawa-Garba from the medical register, significant concerns have been raised over the criminal prosecuti...

English law on gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare should follow Scottish law

The law that is applied in gross negligence manslaughter cases in healthcare should move towards Scotland’s comparable offence of Culpable Homicide, wher...

Surgeon David Sellu finally has his name cleared following GMC investigation

Mr David Sellu, the surgeon who was sent to prison in 2013 for gross negligence manslaughter, has had his name cleared The GMC investigated Sellu after ...

Dame Clare Marx to lead the GMC’s medical manslaughter review

A GMC review into how manslaughter by gross negligence is applied to medical practice will be led by Dame Clare Marx. Dame Clare will lead the independe...