Post Tagged with: "Hadiza Bawa-Garba"

Dealing with a damaging report at a Fitness to Practise Panel

Dealing with a damaging report at a Fitness to Practise Panel

  Dr Daniel Sokol is a barrister specialising in student appeals and former lecturer in medical ethics.  He frequently represents medical students at university hearings Few events are more terrifying for medical students than a Fitness to Practise Panel.  The Panel decides whether a student is fit to practise for the purposes of continuing their medical studies.  It can effectively […]

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Dr Bawa-Garba is all of us

Dr Bawa-Garba is all of us

On the 25th of last month, a seven-year legal battle came to an end: Dr Hadiza Bawa- Garba was struck off the medical register. An ST6 paediatrics registrar, Dr Bawa- Garba was charged with gross negligence and manslaughter in connection with the death of Jack Adcock, a six year old boy with Down’s Syndrome. In what is now described as […]

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